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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
Other common names
leopard lily panther lily
Lilium pardalinum var. angustifolium
Lilium are bulbous perennials with erect stems bearing whorled or spirally arranged leaves and terminal racemes or umbels of bowl-shaped, trumpet-shaped, funnel-shaped or turks cap shaped flowers, often fragrant, and white, yellow, orange or red
L. pardalinum is a robust lily forming a clump of erect stems bearing whorled leaves and several nodding, dark-spotted, orange-red flowers 9cm across, shading to yellow at the centre, in summer
Oregon to Mexico
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained, moist, soil enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter. Lime tolerant but not in dry soil
Propagate by seed, sown, when ripe, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets after the foliage dies down
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get lily beetle, aphids and slugs; plants in pots can get vine weevil
grey moulds and a virus may cause problems. See lily diseases
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