This lily collection contains 3 different types of lilies that are planted in fall or early winter in warm climates. They will grow this spring and bloom this summer. Since Oriental and Orienpet Lilies are known to be reliable perennials they will grow for this year and many more seasons, giving you years of colorful and fragrant blooms.
Perennial Lily Garden Collection Includes:
* Due to the natural life cycle of these items they are received later than our other fall bulbs. Therefore, all orders containing this item will begin shipping in early-mid October, according to the hardiness zone.
When to plant Lily bulbs?
Plant lily bulbs in fall when the daytime temperatures have cooled to the 60’s or lower during the day.
How to plant Lily bulbs?
Lily bulbs have a pointed end which should be planted facing up. Dig 6-8” deep and plant in well-drained soil, place the bulb in the hole and fill the hole back in with soil to cover the bulb. If any growth sprouts are visible on the bulb at the time of planting they should be covered with soil when filling the planting hole back in.
Where to plant lily bulbs?
Oriental Lilies, Asiatic Lilies and Orienpet Lilies grow 2-4’ tall depending on variety. Therefore, they are best planted in the middle to back of the planting bed. Lilies grow best in full sun, although in warmer climates part sun is helpful. The soil should be well drained for best growth results. Lilies are hardy in zones 4-9.