Lilium are bulbous perennials with erect stems bearing whorled or spirally arranged leaves and terminal racemes or umbels of bowl-shaped, trumpet-shaped, funnel-shaped or turk’s cap shaped flowers, often fragrant, and white, yellow, orange or red.

They prefer well-drained soil and a sunny position, but are very hardy and will survive very cold winters. They just hate being wet!

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