Oriental Lily Stargazer
Details28-36" tall. Oriental Lily 'Stargazer' has large fragrant flowers with a deep pink strips and speckles giving the flower the look of stars in the sky. A classic beauty. Oriental lilies enjoy full to part sun in compost enriched acidic garden soil and are cold hardy in zones 3-9. They often have huge flowers and taller varieties benefit from staking, especially if you live in a windy area. Mulch well in winter to protect the bulbs from too much cold. Hybridized from Asian native plants.
|Common Name||Oriental Lily Stargazer|
|Botanical Name||Lilium Stargazer|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||28-36" tall|
|Bulb Size||16/18 cm|
|Bulb Spacing||3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Plant 6" deep|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late summer|
|Days to Bloom||100-110 days|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Average Soil|
|Advantages||Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good for Cut Flowers|
|Additional Information||Lilies like their feet in the shade and faces in the sun so keep them happy by planting behind or amongst other perennials for a dramatic effect.|
|Ideal Region||Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Growing Lilies: You can easily bring the spectacular beauty of lilies into your summer garden. They take very little ground space, so it’s simple to plant them in between other established perennials or shrubs. Most lilies can tolerate some shade and can be planted in spring or fall. Our Lilies are nursery-cultivated in Holland, not collected in the wild.
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Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.
Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Oriental Lily Stargazer:
Disappointed. One bulb just rotted away. The other two sent up shoots and leaves but no flowers.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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