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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
L. aestivum is a deciduous bulb to 50cm tall, with long, narrow leaves and up to 8 bell-shaped, green-tipped white flowers on a leafless stem in spring
'Gravetye Giant' is a perennial to 90cm in height, with strap-like, glossy dark green leaves and leafless stems bearing up to 8 bell-shaped, slightly fragrant, white flowers 2cm in width, each segment tipped with green
A. nicaeense is a dwarf bulbous perennial to 10cm tall, with narrow, curled leaves and stems with 1-2 nodding white bell-shaped flowers 1cm long in early spring
L. vernum is a bulbous perennial to 30cm in height, with strap-shaped glossy dark green leaves and erect stems with 1 or 2 broadly bell-shaped, green-tipped white flowers 2.5cm in width
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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