Evening Sunset Lily Bulb Collection

Our Evening Sunset Lily Collection brings radiant color to gardens all summer long. Star-shaped blooms in deep burgundy red, glowing orange, dusky plum, and sunset pink. These easy-to-grow lilies boast upward-facing blooms that make magnificent cut flowers and attract butterflies and other pollinators to the garden. Richly fragrant blooms perform beautifully in the garden or containers. Collection of 9 bulbs.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Plant Size36-48" tall
Bloom TimeEarly to late summer
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SizeBag of 9
SKUHC017734

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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Our Evening Sunset Lily Collection pairs Asiatic and Oriental lilies for dazzling bloom power over a long season. This collection adds color and height to even the smallest of spaces.   Reaching 44-48” tall, the moody blooms of ‘Black Out’ make a lovely backdrop. ’These contrast nicely with the blooms of ‘Forever Susan’ pair dark plum with vibrant orange for a striking color combination, growing 24-36” tall. Intersperse the planting with ‘Stargazer’ Oriental Lily which reaches 28-36" tall and keeps the collection blooming through summer’s end. Asiatic and Oriental Lilies can be planted among perennials to bridge the gap between spring blooming bulbs and perennial blooms. With their upward-facing blooms, these lilies are ideal for making bouquets. In the garden, provide full to partial sun and a rich, well-drained soil.  

 

Collection of 9 bulbs covers approximately 5 square feet if planted together: 

‘Black Out’ Asiatic Lily - Bag of 3 bulbs 

‘Stargazer’ Oriental Lily - Bag of 3 bulbs 

‘Forever Susan’ Asiatic Lily - Bag of 3 bulbs

More Information
SKUHC017734
Common Name
Evening Sunset Lily Bulb Collection
Item Package Size
Bag of 9
Special Groups
High Country Gardens Exclusive
Flower Color
Pink, Orange, Almost Black
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Early to late summer
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Planting Depth
Plant 6" deep
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
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.
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Lilium (Lily) - a huge genus of bulbous plants native primarily to the colder regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Although there are some sub-tropical species. The three biggest groups commonly grown include the Asiatic, Oriental and native North American species. The care of all three is similar.

Preferred growing conditions
  • Plant in a fast draining, compost enriched garden loam with full sun or a half day of partial sun. Lilies prefer slightly acid soil and are not a good choice for highly alkaline western soils unless you're willing to regularly acidify the soil with soil sulfur. Avoid clay unless amply amended with ample compost to improve drainage.
  • Mulch with commonly available mulch materials to a depth of 2 to 3 inches. Cool, moist soil is essential for optimum growth and flowering of lilies.
  • Lilies prefer consistent moist soil and need regular irrigation when conditions are dry. They don't like to dry out, but are prone to rot if their planting site is in a depression and accumulates water after a good rain.
  • Deadheading keeps the plants looking tidy and help them conserve energy for bulb growth and not seed production. But it will not bring them back into bloom.
  • Fertilize generously in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost. This can be repeated in late spring to help build humus levels in their soil.
  • Special comments
    • Oriental lilies are very fragrant, while Asian lilies are not.
    • Some of the taller varieties may require staking in windy climates, as they can get up to 6 ft. tall and be top heavy with lots of flowers.
    • Cut back to just above ground level in late fall or early spring.
    • Mulch heavily with a 2 to 3 inch layer in late fall as the soil begins to freeze. This is especially important when planting new bulbs in zone 3 and 4 climates. If snow cover is not dependable, make fall mulching a regular practice.

    • View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 26th, 2021
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 12th, 2021
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 29th, 2021
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 29th, 2021
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of March 29th, 2021
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of March 29th, 2021

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment and all items are shipping to the same address, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

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