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Lilium martagon hybrid 'R.O. Backhouse'
Common Name: Martagon Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Lilium martagon hybrid 'R.O. Backhouse'
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The martagon is a classic woodland lily with small, delicate, pendant flowers with recurved petals.'R.O. Backhouse' has straw yellow flowers with a soft magenta reverses and tiny red spots. Great in a part shade or woodland garden rising above hostas, arisaemas and Brunnera. Some martagon lilies will take a 'year off' especially in the year after being first planted. Dig down carefully to investigate before fretting.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Deciduous woods, scrub and mountain pasture, especially on limestone.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourMagenta 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeLate Spring - Summer 
Spreadunder 4'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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