Ixiolirion tataricum / Ixiolirion montanum / Ixiolirion pallasii

("Lavender mountain lily / Tartar lily / Siberian lily / Sky blue lily")

Ixiolirion tataricum / Ixiolirion montanum / Ixiolirion pallasii

It naturalizes by self-seeding when it is happy. Ideal for a meadow type setting or other grassy area that will not get mown until later on in the Summer. Very suitable as a cutflower too.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Late Spring - Early Summer

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun

What Color Will the Flower Be?

Light purple

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

3 in / 8 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

4 in / 10 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

16-20 in / 40-50 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In flower beds, borders and as cutflowers.

Other Popular Varieties

Species only.

About the Family

Ixiolirion Family

The steppes of Asia minor, Afghanistan to Syria.

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