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Lily 'Black Charm'

Lilium 'Black Charm'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

75cm

Max

20cm

30cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Lily 'Black Charm' Overview

This majestic Asiatic lily is one of the darkest of the lilies available. It also makes a fantastic cut flower.

Common problems with Lily 'Black Charm'

How to harvest Lily 'Black Charm'

Cut flowers as required.

How to propagate Lily 'Black Charm'

Bulbs

Lift bulbs when dormant and gently peel off external scales making sure each has a small amount of the flat base attached. Replant the parent bulb straight away. Insert the scales halfway into a pot free-draining potting compost, ensuring the pointed tip is upright. Place this container into an unheated greenhouse or cold frame over winter. Keep the soil moist, but not wet. Bulblets will form over the summer and produce leaves in autumn. Plant up these young plants in spring into individual seven cm pots. Keep in a sheltered, partially shaded spot. In the autumn - year two - plant into the ground, three times their diameter deep. Plants can take two more years before they produce flowers.

Special features of Lily 'Black Charm'

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

This bulb suits being grown in large containers.

Other uses of Lily 'Black Charm'

Planted frequently in containers but they can also be planted in flower borders.

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