Botanical Name: Lilium candidum 'Madonna'; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Height: 3-5 feet.
Spacing: 12 inches apart.
Depth: No more than 1 inch deep.
Spread: 8-12 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Color: White. Flowers have golden stamens.
Foliage: Long, slender, lance-shaped, 9-10 inches long & up to 2 inches wide.
Flower Form: Up to 20 flowers per stem. Fragrant.
Soil Requirements: Light, fertile, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil.
Growth Rate: Should grow to full height and bloom the first season.
Pruning: Remove faded flowers to prevent seed formation and to increase flowering in following years.
Size: 4-5 inches.
Comments: Mulch to keep root zone cool. May need to be staked. If pollen sets on clothes, let dry before brushing off. Best planted in early Fall. LEAVE FOLIAGE INTACT UNTIL IT DIES BACK AFTER SEVERAL FROSTS BEFORE REMOVING. FEED WITH A COMMERCIAL 5-10-5 FERTILIZER UPON PLANTING AND EVERY SPRING THEREAFTER ACCORDING TO LABEL DIRECTIONS. BULBS MAY REQUIRE DIVISION EVERY 3-4 YEARS; PLANT BULBLETS LIKE THE ADULTS. GOOD CUT FLOWERS-LEAVE AS MUCH FOLIAGE AS POSSIBLE WHEN CUTTING FLOWERS FOR ARRANGEMENTS.
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