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Cardiocrinum Giganteum
Cardiocrinum Giganteum Large bulb planted in a liner Cardiocrinum Giganteum

Cardiocrinum Giganteum, the giant Himalayan lily, is the largest species of any of the lily plants, growing up to 3.5 metres high. It is found in the Himalayas, China and Myanmar. Cardiocrinum are large bulbous perennials with trumpet-shaped flowers that look like lilies. Provides a gorgeous vanilla scent.

  • Cardiocrinum giganteum like most soil types.
  • They prefer the soil to be moist but well drained. 
  • Soil can be Acid, Alkaline or Neutral preferably humus-rich.
  • Woodland settings are ideal.
  • These lilies like a shady position where the direct sunlight will not burn their leaves.
  • We would also advise planting these bulbs around larger trees and shrubs to protect them from strong winds. 
  • Group bulbs towards the back of flower beds due to their height.
  • Plant the bulbs with the tip just at the surface so you can see the bulb. 

Description

Cardiocrinum Giganteum, the giant Himalayan lily, is the largest species of any of the lily plants, growing up to 3.5 metres high. It is found in the Himalayas, China and Myanmar. Cardiocrinum are large bulbous perennials with trumpet-shaped flowers that look like lilies. Provides a gorgeous vanilla scent.

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Summer Flowering Bulbs are delivered in Spring

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Summer Flowering Bulbs are dispatched from the end of February to June.
All orders should be dispatched within 3-5 working days during this time.
Postage cost to the UK is £4.99. If you are ordering from outside the UK, postage costs will vary. See Delivery page.
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Returns and Refunds

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All returns must be returned at your cost within 7 days of receipt.
Payment for the returned goods will be refunded within 7 days of the goods being received by us, less the postage charges.


Planting & Growing Instructions

  • Cardiocrinum giganteum like most soil types.
  • They prefer the soil to be moist but well drained. 
  • Soil can be Acid, Alkaline or Neutral preferably humus-rich.
  • Woodland settings are ideal.
  • These lilies like a shady position where the direct sunlight will not burn their leaves.
  • We would also advise planting these bulbs around larger trees and shrubs to protect them from strong winds. 
  • Group bulbs towards the back of flower beds due to their height.
  • Plant the bulbs with the tip just at the surface so you can see the bulb. 

Care Instructions

  • Avoid water logging and may need some protection from frosts in colder climates.
  • No pruning required. 
  • Once the bulbs have become established and begin to enlarge, cardiocrinums resent being moved. 
£12.00

Cardiocrinum Giganteum

Himalayan Lily, Giant Yunnan Lily
Quantity Price
1+ £12.00
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Flowering Period: June/July

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Specification
Also known as: Himalayan Lily, Giant Yunnan Lily
Genus: Cardiocrinum
Colours: White with deep pink and yellow centre
Aspect: Partial Shade
Height: 150-200cm / 60-80"
Planting period: Spring
Soil Type: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Delivery time: Spring delivery (Feb to June 2021)
Also suitable for containers: Yes
Scented: Yes - gorgeous vanilla scent
Border Position: Back
New This Year: N
SKU SKU17816
  • Description

    Cardiocrinum Giganteum, the giant Himalayan lily, is the largest species of any of the lily plants, growing up to 3.5 metres high. It is found in the Himalayas, China and Myanmar. Cardiocrinum are large bulbous perennials with trumpet-shaped flowers that look like lilies. Provides a gorgeous vanilla scent.

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  • Delivery / Returns
  • Planting & Growing Instructions
    • Cardiocrinum giganteum like most soil types.
    • They prefer the soil to be moist but well drained. 
    • Soil can be Acid, Alkaline or Neutral preferably humus-rich.
    • Woodland settings are ideal.
    • These lilies like a shady position where the direct sunlight will not burn their leaves.
    • We would also advise planting these bulbs around larger trees and shrubs to protect them from strong winds. 
    • Group bulbs towards the back of flower beds due to their height.
    • Plant the bulbs with the tip just at the surface so you can see the bulb. 
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