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Paradise Lily

Paradisea spp.

Also known as

St Bruno's lily

Paradisea liliastrum by [1] (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Paradise Lily Overview

The genus Paradisea contains 2 clump-forming species in the Asparagaceae family. They are native to upland parts of Europe and spread through rhizomes. Plants have characteristic narrow, grass-like leaves and erect stems carrying trumpet-shaped white flowers in spring and summer. They are cultivated as garden specimens and are commonly known as paradise lily. These species thrive in rich, moist soil and can tolerate sun or shade.

Common problems with Paradise Lily

How to propagate Paradise Lily


Division in spring. After division may not flower for a season.


Seed in autumn.

Special features of Paradise Lily

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Paradise Lily

Grown for their flowers and foliage.


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