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Life In Colour Lily Double Asiatic 'Apricot Fudge' Pack of 1 Apricot

SKU: 303651
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Asiatic Lilies are the hardiest of all lilies, early-blooming, colourful, and vigorous. Colours range from the softest pastels to fiery reds and oranges that practically ignite in the sun. Blooms vary from simple open bowls to exquisite recurved flowers. Their straight stems and high bud count make them superb cut flowers.
  • Shorter than many lilies; the blooms have an tufted appearance, with the stamens and anthers held well above the petals.
  • This form, along with its creamy, apricot colouring, makes it an eye-catching feature plant for beds and containers and a great cut flower too.
Start by picking a spot to plant; lilies prefer a moist well-drained soil year-round and full sun to light shade. Flowering will be affected if the bulbs dry out. Enrich the soil with peat, compost or well-rotted organic material. This will help retain soil moisture and improve drainage. Dig a hole approximately 15cm deep or to a depth three times the bulb's diameter. Water in well in heavy clay soils where drainage is poor, or where roots from surrounding trees and shrubs are a problem, plant bulbs in raised beds. Adding Gypsum to the planting hole will improve its drainage. Lilies flower from November through to March. As your lily grows tall you may need to tie it to a stake to help keep the flower and stem growing upright.
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SKU
303651
Botanical Name
Lilium asiaticum
Brand Name
Life In Colour
Country Of Origin
New Zealand
Family Name
Liliaceae
Flower Colour
Apricot
Flowering Months
October - December
Foliage Colour
Green
Foliage New
Perennial
Fully Grown Height
90cm
Fully Grown Width
30cm
Hardiness
Frost-hardy
Harvesting Period
Flowers - summer Tubers - late autumn
Model Number
MTLAPRF1
Packaging Depth
7cm
Packaging Height
20cm
Packaging Width
11cm
Plant Feeding
Monthly once shoots emerge
Plant Type New
Bulb
Planting Position
Full sun or light shade
Planting Season
May-June
Rate of Growth
Fast
Recommended Planting Months - North Island
May-June
Recommended Planting Months - South Island
May-June
Soil Type
Free draining, high humus
Suitable for New
Garden Beds and Borders
Time to Ultimate Height
65-75 days
Warranty Years
Healthy Plant Guarantee
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