Sensational new Asiatic lily which produces deep purple, almost black flowers which blend into maroon red at the edges. These sturdy lilies are the ideal choice for pots as they bear small but very sturdy flowers, but can also be planted as part of a successful summer border display. The deep colouring of Mapira will enhance zesty yellow flowers, blend into a softly romantic display amongst pinks and reds, or grab the eye placed alongside bright oranges. 14/16cm bulbs supplied. Height 120cm. e an excellent choice for bedding as they produce very sturdy stems. They are slightly fragrant and will produce upright flowers that will add a splash of colour to your garden in the summer. Golden Stone is a bright yellow Longiflorum Asiatic Lily with redish markings. This lily will grow to 80cm tall. Once they have flowered they will not bloom again until the following year, so be sure to plant them with ornamentals that look great later in the season. Lilies are best growing in full to partial sun and neutral, well-drained, humus-rich soil. They are borne from scaled bulbs that are easily planted; a typical planting depth is five to six inches for LA Hybrids. They look best planted in small groups in perennial borders or cottage gardens and are exceptional cutflowers. Remember to remove the anthers from cut flowers because the shedding pollen will stain fabric. USDA Hardiness Zone4 – 8 Planting Growing Instructions When planting, each bulb should surrounded with a little sharp sand both under and above the bulb to keep slugs away and to ward off excessive wetness. As most liliums are stem rooting we stronglymend you plant at 15cm deep. They give a much better display when planted in clumps of 3, 6 or 12 bulbs (45cm apart)
Great for pot !