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Narcissus Chinese Sacred Lily

Narcissus Chinese Sacred Lily

Narcissus Chinese Sacred Lily

SKU: 31609-10Priced for a pkg. of 10 very large bulbs
Price/pkg: $10.95 

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Detailed Description

Brought to this country by Chinese immigrants in the 1800's, the Chinese Sacred Lily has been used for generations in New Year's celebrations, hence the name. This bulb was successfully cultivated in Egypt and Israel for thousands of years and has proven it's ability to perform admirably in arid locations, as well as in less challenging settings. With strong light, this variety can be forced indoors, where the flowers' delightful aroma is sweetly spicy and not musky like that of most paperwhites. For lucky gardeners in zones 8-10 these can also be successfully grown outdoors in flowerbeds. Deer and rodent proof.

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Common Name: Chinese Sacred Lily
Botanical Name: Narcissus tazetta v. orientalis
Exposure: Full sun to partial shade outdoors, bright direct/indirect light indoors
Hardiness: Zones 8-10, anywhere for indoor bloom
Height: 16-18"
Color: Pure white petals with golden tangerine cups; fragrance like that of spiced oranges
Bloom Season: 35-45 days from planting date indoors, Feb-March outdoors
Bulb/Plant Size: 17+ cm
Number: 10 very large bulbs

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