St. Bruno's Lily
Also known as
Giant St Bruno's Lily, Paradise Lily, Great Savoy Spiderwort, Star Lily Of Paradise, St Bruno's lily
Paradisea liliastrum (1) by Carmona Rodriguez (CC BY-SA 2.0)
2 years to reach maturity
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St. Bruno's Lily Overview
Paradisea liliastrum is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial in the Asparagaceae family. Foliage is narrow and grass-like and this species typically grows to around 90cm tall. Flowers are produced on erect stems, the blooms are trumpet-shaped, white and measure approximately 3-6cm in length. They have notable yellow anthers and appear late in springtime. Cultivated as garden specimens, this species is commonly known as St Bruno's lily. Thrives in rich, moist soil and can tolerate full sun or partial shade. This species is popular in horticulture and has achieved the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. It's considered an attractive ornamental species and is frequently used in herbaceous borders.
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How to propagate St. Bruno's Lily
Best done in autumn.
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Other uses of St. Bruno's Lily
Grown for their flowers and foliage.