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Anthericum (St. Bernard's Lily)

St. Bernard's Lilies are mainly native of Central Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia Minor and Southern Africa. Most species have grass-like leaves in a basal rosette and racemes with numerous pure white flowers and nicely contrasting yellow to black anthers. Easily cultivated in any well drained spot in full sun.
Sow autumn to late spring in any well drained, rocky or sandy soil. Keep pots in a sheltered and sunny spot outside during winter. Carefully transplant dormant, slightly fleshy rhizomes in early autumn (around mid October).
All are USDA Climate Zone 6 unless otherwise specified.
20 seeds per package.
Anthericum liliago (St. Bernard's Lily)

Anthericum liliago (St. Bernard's Lily)

40 (70)cm, St. Bernard's Lily is native of mountain slopes in Southern Europe and makes usually solitary, upright racemes with some 20 (to 50) pure white flowers, each some 1cm in diameter above grass like leaves in a dense basal rosette. It is a very showy and easily cultivated species for any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. V-VII.

Anthericum ramosum (Branching St. Bernard's Lily)

Anthericum ramosum (Branching St. Bernard's Lily)

50 (80)cm, Branching St. Bernard's Lily is native of Western and Central Europe. Its habit is similar to the above. However it is slightly taller with narrower leaves. This species produces more, yet smaller, perfectly white flowers on strongly branching racemes. Easily cultivated in any sandy or rocky, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VIII.