Lilium Asiatic - Orange-Red - 5 bulbs p-pack
May - August
What is a pre-order?
Pre-orders allow you to purchase your bulbs before they are available for delivery. We send out all our bulbs at their correct planting time.
Lilium bring an array of glorious flowers in a variety of wonderful colours to your garden. They are a firm favourite for many gardeners and make the most delightful cut flower.
Family name: Lilaceae
Common name: lily
Sun Exposure: Full sun and semi-shade
Planting time: May to August
Flowering time: September to January
Active growth: February to March
Dormancy time: April
Lifting time: July
Type (true bulb, rhizome, corm, etc): True bulb
Mature height: 1.5m
Planting depth: 8cm
Planting spacing: 20cm
Lowest temperature: -2°C
Watering frequency: Water every three to four days for 10 minutes, provided it hasn't rained.
Position and soil: Plant in cool, well-draining soil. Add compost, and work into a depth of about 30cm. A good deal of humus should be present in the soil. Planting under shrubs provies lilies with the ideal spot where it's 'feet are in the shade, and head in the sun'. Mulch with compost. Suitable for growing in containers. Other potted plants that are warmth tolerant can be placed around your container lilies, to protect it from the heat.