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Description for Milk and Wine Lily
This old fashioned crinum lily is a low maintence plant that produces lovely, large, striped, lily-like flowers. The stripes are alternately wine pink and white. The flowers also have a wonderful faintly sweet fragrance.
The tall bloom stalk stands about 18 to 36 inches above the abundant foilage and hold 5+ blooms at a time! These will produce several flower stalks during the warmer months with the majority of blooms coming in the spring and fall. These lilies will multiply by producing bulbs underground as well as from the seeds that form after the blooms. You'll have a lovely large group of these in no time. Milk and Wine Lily is native to India. Flowering: June-August.
These will produce several flower stalks during the warmer months with the majority of blooms coming in the spring and fall. These lilies will multiply by producing bulbs underground as well as from the seeds that form after the blooms.
Planting and care
These bulbs are planted quite deep â€“ plant your bulb so that the soil line is even with the ribbon tied at the top of the long stalk.
Caring for Milk and Wine Lily
- Though drought resistant in times of necessity, the crinum lily prefers consistently moist soil unless dormant.
- Plant a few of the large crinum lily bulbs for showy masses of flowers and fragrance in the landscape.
Typical uses of Milk and Wine Lily
Ornamental use: They have been chosen for height, fragrance, width of petals and other attributes that found favor with gardeners.
Medicinal use: Bulbs are extremely acrid. When roasted, they are used as a rubefacient in rheumatism. Crushed and toasted bulb is applied to piles and abscesses to cause suppuration. The juice of the leaf is used in earache.
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