Lily or Lilium
Common name: Giglio
Bulb type: non tunic bulb
Bulb size: from 10/12 cm up to 16 cm
Liliums are perennial bulbous plants that develop one or more stems with different leaves depending on the variety. The flowers are carried on top and are in bunches. They usually have a more or less elongated trumpet shape. The colors are many: white, red, pink, yellow, orange. Some species are very fragrant.The flower is umbrella-shaped and is white in color. It is delicately scented. The flowering period is summer, however, if the bulb has been treated, it blooms all year.
It can reach a height of 100/125 cm. The leaves are green.
Soil: It must be well drained and must have a good percentage of organic substance.
Planting period: Autumn or spring
Depth of planting: The bulb must be placed at a depth of 2 cm; leave a space of 10/15 cm between the bulbs.
Light: Full sun.
Family and gender
|Type of plant||Perennial bulbs|
|Rusticitа||Rustiche (in general)|
|Ground||Loose, neutral or sub-acid, rich, well-drained|
|colors||White, pink, yellow, red, orange|
|Irrigation||Average. Avoid water stagnation.|
|fertilizing||From April to September|
|Flowering||From June to September|
|Height||From 50 cm to 1 m|
|Propagation||Seed, division of bulbs, planting of bulbils|