Asiatic lilies are carefree, Summer-blooming bulbs! Plant this mix of Asiatic lilies in Fall and watch them grow and bloom the following Summer. Asiatic Lilies have blooms that face upward and tend to come in warm, bright colors like red, orange, yellow, and pink. The blooms of Asiatic lilies are not fragrant.
These perennial lilies are hardy in most zones and can be grown in hardiness zones 3-9. Asiatic lilies do best grown in full to part sun and soil that drains well. Lilies go dormant after blooming; therefore, plant something that will fill the space in once they are in dormancy. Plant Asiatic lilies about 6" deep with spacing of 9-12" per bulb.
* Please note: Due to the life cycle of this item, it is harvested in late Summer by our suppliers and does not arrive to to us from Holland until early to mid-October. Therefore, all orders containing this item will begin shipping in mid to late October, according to the hardiness zone.
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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.
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