Lilium candidum


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Noun1.Lilium candidum - lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowersLilium candidum - lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
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There is one exception: Cover Madonna bulbs (Lilium candidum) with only an inch of soil.
Lilies prefer acid or ericaceous soil - although the Madonna lily, or Lilium candidum, does grow best in alkaline conditions.
There are images of Lilium candidum in the art of many ancient civilisations including in Assyrian bas reliefs (let's hope they haven't been destroyed along with so many precious treasures - evidence of what is best about mankind).
There are images of Lilium candidum in the art of many ancient civilisations, including in Assyrian bas reliefs (let's hope they haven't been destroyed along with so many precious treasures - evidence of what is best about mankind).
The exception to this rule is the Madonna Lily, Lilium candidum. It has no stem roots and should be planted just beneath the surface in late July or early August.
Plant madonna lilies (lilium candidum) in a warm, sunny spot in well-drained soil, covering the bulbs with no more than 5cm of soil.
Plant madonna lilies (Lilium candidum) in a warm, sunny spot in well-drained soil, but not as deeply as you would other lilies.
This week is the perfect time to plant that most regal of flowers, the Madonna Lily (Lilium candidum).