Asiatic Lily (White) - Bulbs
Description for Asiatic Lily (White)
Lilium asiaticum is the scientific name of the plant. Bulbous rootstock with central growing point covered by concentric layers of scales. This perennial lily flowers are trumpet shaped, reflexed, cup shaped or bowl shaped. All lily flowers have six petals and six anthers. Most are sweetly scented. Stems are mid-sized to tall, and excellent for cutting.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Asiatic lily||White||Summer||Up to 39 inches||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Bulbs should planted in winter/spring or fall ; 8 to 10 cm deep and 18 to 20 cm apart. Plant the bulbs with the flat end down, then mulch lightly to retain moisture.
|Full sun or partial shade||Sandy or clay, well-drained||Medium||14 to 25 degrees C||Organic matter, such as aged compost or well-rotted manure|
Caring for Asiatic Lily
- Remove old stems in late fall to help discourage diseases.
- Bulbs of this lily should never sit in soggy soil.
- Protect against frost.
You can cut the flowers in the summer.
Typical uses of Asiatic Lily
Special features: Flowers
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: This flower can put on a great show in the early summer border. Lilies are a good choice for tubs or mixed containers and excellent for cutting.
Medicinal use: NA
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