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Lilium candidum - lily
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Scientific Name - Lilium candidum L.

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Popular names - crin, azucena, giglio candido, giglio della Madonna, lily.

Distribution and Habitat - a native of the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.

Description - geofita bulbous, 70-100 cm. Bulb with scvame nested, the bulb is formed from fibrous roots. Stems simple, erect, glabra. Basal leaves numerous, 20 x 3 cm, oblong-lanceolate, upper leaves are bracteiforme. Inflorescence raceme with 3-7 flowers actinomorfe, bisexual, sent. Pedicel 2.5 - 3.5 cm long, erect-patent, RECURVE. Campanula perianth, 6 tepale, free, obsolete, oblong-elliptic or oblong-lanceolate, white. Stamens 6, anthers yellow, 6-8 mm. Ovary superior, 5 cm length style. Blooms in May and June. Fruit capsule. 2n = 24. Seeds oval or semi-oval, 8-10 x 6-8 mm, dark brown.

Requirements - Prefsoil was rich, moist, well-drained sunny and exhibitions.

Propagation - by bulbs. The bulb should be planted in August-September, 5-6 inches deep, bulbs should be covered with a thin layer of earth then applied a layer of mulch.

Properties and Uses - ornamental species, common in men the gardens but also in city parks.

Curiosity - the lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.

Lily lily is also known as St. Luigi, because it appears in the iconography of King, Luigi IX of France, proclaimed holy.

King Luigi IX, consider the three petals of the lily as the symbol of Wisdom, Faith, and knights.

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