Lilium - 'Orange Asiatic'
Lilium - Cultivation Notes
Lily - being a bulb forming plant - prefers a fertile well drained lighter soil so avoid clay or very chalky soils. Planted or moved while in leaf in late summer in a sheltered postion in full or part sun, ideally in groups of 3 - 5 ammongst existing low bed planting. Stake the plants in spring prior to flowering.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Lilium:
Weaknesses of Lilium
- Suitable for container growing
- Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
Design & Plant Use for Lilium:
- Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
- Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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