Lilium 'African Queen'
late August - September
fertile, humus rich, well drained
neutral - alkaline
needs a sheltered, sunny spot
Lilium is a large genus in the lily family, Liliaceae, native to temperate regions, the majority in Asia and N-America and a few in Europe. They are usually tall plants with large, colourful flowers in all colours apart from blue. A great number of garden cultivars are grown in gardens.
Bulbs planted in spring.
Very tall, needs staking. Flowers very late, doesn't flower every year.