Johnsonia lupulina – Hooded Lily

The hooded lily is a tufting grassy perennial which grows naturally in the South West corner of Western Australia. The flowers, which are really the bracts, are eye catching, pendulous and a creamy white with pinkish colourings. It likes a free draining, moist soil, and a sunny to part shaded spot. It grows from a clump of rhizomes.

Scientific Name:Johnsonia lupulina
Common Name:Hooded Lily
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Height:0.3 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Cream, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Bulb, Division
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants