Why is Sand lily (Pancratium Maritimum) so valuable?
Sand lily is a species of bulbous plant that belongs to the daffodil family and grows in coastal sand dunes. Perennial, bulbous, broadly long striped, about 40-45 cm tall, with white flowers, 3-15 flowers, corona, 2/3 of corona tepals. Flowering time is between August and October. It grows in all Mediterranean countries and the southern coasts of the Black Sea. The species is endangered. The expulsion of the lily is a crime in Turkey. Summer residences are the most important threat to this species. Sand lilies are a bulbous plant and their roots are very deep. The blooming time of sand lilies with broadly long stripy leaves, about 40-45 centimeters tall, with white flowers, with a number of flowers between 3 and 15, varies between the end of August and October. Sand lilies that do not want water and grow with the humidity of the air attract attention with their white and fragrant flowers. It is forbidden to take the onions abroad, the penalty for plucking is 73 thousand 747 TL.
SANDY LILIES THAT ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO GROW
Agricultural engineer Arzu Demirel, who came to the shore of Sülüklü to see the sand lilies, said, "Newly bloomed, in flowering period. These plants are endemic species. They are very difficult to grow. They are endangered plants. Therefore, they are among the plants that need to be protected. This plant is very serious when it is cut off." administrative penalty will be punished. So let's protect these plants, let's protect. Let's pass on to future generations, "he said.