Lilium regale

regal lily

Outstanding Qualities

In summer this beautiful lily can have up to 25 large pendant flowers on three to five foot tall strong stems. The fragrant blooms are white trumpets striped with maroon and red and with yellow throats. This bulb is easy to grow and will create numerous offsets to eventually make a full and lovely clump.

Colors & Combos

Great Plant Combinations: Campanula lactiflora, Digitalis grandiflora, Geranium ‘Brookside’, Clematis x durandii, Rosa ‘AUSleap’ SWEET JULIET ®

Great Color Contrasts: burgundy, purple, rose

Great Color Partners: green, silver, white

Culture Notes

Plant this bulb in full sun to light shade. Provide a location with rich well-drained or sandy soil. Provide regular watering during dry weather. Blubs can be planted from fall to early spring. Bulbs can be moved or divided in fall or winter. Once the foliage yellows it can be cut to the ground. Protect new growth from slugs and snails in spring.

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Quick Facts

Plant Type: narrow bulb

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m.)

Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 m.)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 7

Flower Color: white

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun or light shade

Water Requirements: regular watering