Description for Lilium LA Hybrid Calais (Light Yellow) Bulbs
These are great for forcing to bloom indoors. Flowers are mostly up-facing. Generally, it takes 90 to 100 days to bloom. Although these perennial bulbs are generally unscented, a light scent sometimes can be detected during a warm day with little or no wind.
Common name(s): Lilium LA Hybrid Calais
Flower colours: Light Yellow
Bloom time: Early Spring, Summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 18 cm (Bulb), Up to 140 cm (Plant)
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow
Planting and care
It should be planted in Fall/Spring. A suitable soil proportion should be 2 parts sandy loam, 2 parts peat and 1 part sand. Garden planting depth should be 4 to 6 inches and for container planting, depth should be 2 to 4 inches. The spacing between 2 bulbs can be kept 6 to 8 inches. Lilies need to be kept moist during their growing cycle and one way of conserving water is by mulching.
Sunlight: Full sun, partial shade
Soil: Well Drained, Healthy Loam
Temperature: 13 to 24 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Lilium LA Hybrid Calais
Protect from hot sun and hot winds.
It prefers a cooler, more sheltered position.
Keep soil moist but do not allow wet feet, so the soil needs to be open and well drained.
Lilies should be fertilised at least twice during their growing cycle.
Remove old flower heads once flowers fade to promote bulb growth.
Spring or summer
Typical uses of Lilium LA Hybrid Calais
Special features: Flowers
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: It is an LA hybrid, so has both scent and a particularly long life as a cut flower. They are also perfect for container growing or landscape border plantings.