This is an oriental lily and very fragrant. The flowers are pink with spotted crimson, edged white flowers. Often used for cut flower production as the bright, fragrant flowers are simply ideal for the house or garden. A well established lily that is superb for gardens and containers. Plant in odd numbers of 5 or more for the best effect. Oriental lilies will fill your garden or patio area with fragrance throughout the summer and will naturalise from year to year. Remember to feed during the leaf and flowering stage. Easy to plant and grow, cultivate the soil to a depth of 20cms and plant 15cms deep and 10cms apart. In heavier soils dig in some grit and or humus to help with drainage. Feed during flowering with bone-meal or similar.
Flowering height: 42″ (106cms)
Aspect: Semi shade to full sun. Happy in the colder parts of the garden.
Soil type: Free draining soils that do not get waterlogged.
Pests. If Lily beetle is a problem either spray with an appropriate insecticide. Alternatively pick off the orange adults and check the underneath of the leaves for larvae