Himalayan Lily Cardiocrinum
giganteum The largest of all lilies grows up to 11.
In summer if you follow the right path leading from the dell back to the house you may see the most imposing of flowering plants, cardiocrinum
Other summer 'bulbs' to look out for include amaryllis, cardiocrinum
, crinum, crocosmia, eucomis, gladioli, ixia, ornithogolum, roscoea, tigridia and zantedeschia.
One is the giant (6ft) Himalayan lily, cardiocrinum
Some bulbs, such as cardiocrinum
, require a moist soil, in which case avoid too much competition for moisture from the roots of surrounding plants.
This spectacular plant - Cardiocrinum
glehnii - has massive crimson-striped cream trumpets that'll really make your garden stand out.
WHITE-scented trumpets are an imposing sight on top of the enormous stems of Cardiocrinum
If your loved one has specialist horticultural knowledge, he or she will appreciate the message encoded in a mature bulb of cardiocrinum
giganteum or a potgrown plant of the exotic climber ceropegia linearis subsp.
Among his most memorable trips was a trek through the Himalayas three years ago in search of species of plants such as Arisaema, Cardiocrinum
, Diosporopsis, and Sorbus.
Another special Chinese plant in flower is Cardiocrinum
giganteum, with large white or cream lily-like flowers produced on six feet tall stems.
has massively long white trumpets each with a maroon stripe down the petal and emits a powerful waft of creamy carnations.