Fragrant Oriental Lily Mix

Our Fragrant Oriental Lily Bulb Mix features gorgeous Oriental Lilies in a mix of pink, deep-fuschia and white. Perfect for cutting, these summer blooming lilies will perfume your room or garden with their sweet, spicy scent. Lilies are spectacular in perennial borders, can be grown in containers, or planted in a cutting garden for extravagant-looking bouquets. Varying heights of 36-48".
Zones3 - 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size36-48" tall
Bulb Spacing8-12" apart
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
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SizeBag of 5
SKUHC008520

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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$19.99
Per Bag of 5
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SKU
HC008520
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Our Fragrant Oriental Lily Bulb Mix features gorgeous Oriental Lilies in a mix of pink, deep-fuschia and white. Blooming in summer, these lilies are perfect for cutting and will perfume your room or garden with their sweet, spicy scent. The 36-48" plants will naturalize, meaning they will multiply over time, creating a fragrant drift of gorgeous blooms. Plant in fall to enjoy gorgeous blooms next summer and for years to come with this enticing mixture of enormous flowers in vibrant shades. Use these spectacular Lilies to fill spaces in perennial borders, in containers, or plant in a cutting garden for extravagant-looking bouquets. Oriental lilies enjoy full to part sun in compost enriched acidic garden soil and are cold hardy in zones 3-9. Plant 1 bulb per square foot. 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. Varying heights of 36-48".
More Information
SKUHC008520
Common Name
Fragrant Oriental Lily Mix
Botanical Name
Lilium Fragrant Oriental Mix
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Mixed
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bulb Spacing
8-12" apart
Flower Bulb Size
16-18 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 6" deep
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
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.
Item Package Size
Bag of 5
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Fall
Ideal Region
West
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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Zone 7Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of October 7th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of October 14th, 2019

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