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Lilium Lancifolium, Tiger lily ( Red ) - Plant

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The Tiger Lily, bears large, fiery orange flowers covered by spots. The name tiger probably refers to the spots on the petals.

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1Lilium Lancifolium, Tiger lily ( Red ) - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Lilium Lancifolium

The flowers of this perennial can grow up to three inches in width. The Tiger Lily is also known as the Ditch Lily as it is found in and around ditches in large parts of America.

The tiger lily plant can reach several feet tall, and while the stems are usually stiff and sturdy, a slender stake occasionally helps provide an upright appearance and support for multiple flowers. Tiger lilies are highly toxic to cats.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lilium lancifolium or Lilium tigrinium)
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 4-foot
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Summer.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

Grown with success, some tall lilies will need support. If you use stakes, be sure not to pierce the bulb when you plunge the supports into the ground.

Lilium Lancifolium care

Plant bulbs in groups of at least three, 8 to 10 inches apart and 4 to 6 inches deep for the bigger bulbs. Plant bulbils and very small bulbs no more than 2 inches deep. Because tiger lilies often vector lily mosaic virus, it s best to keep them isolated from other lilies. Early to mid-autumn is the best time to plant out the bulbs in cool temperate areas, in warmer areas they can be planted out as late as late autumn.

Sunlight Full sun to partial shade. but allows the flowers to bloom in full sun.
Watering Plenty of water but no standing water.
Soil Well-drained soil.To ensure proper drainage, you may need to amend the soil prior to planting. Amending the soil around tiger lily flowers is as simple as adding compost or humus. Peat moss, sand or straw mixed into the beds are other ways to improve drainage and retain appropriate moisture. Proper soil preparation results in healthier tiger lily plants that produce more and bigger blooms.
Temperature Warm temperature.
Fertilizer Fertizer is not needed except for the poorest of soils.

Lilium Lancifolium uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Tiger Lily perennial deciduous used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in temperate climate

Medicinal Use:

  • Besides being used in soups, tiger lily possesses medicinal properties
  • It is an ancient traditional medicine for common ailments such as coughs, sore throat, skin conditions like boils and other ailments

Culinary Use:

  • The bulbs of its plants are boiled and eaten in some countries, especially China
  • They taste like potatoes

Frequently Asked Questions

How to plant Lilium candidum?

1.To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content (pH of 6.5–7)and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(april-July).

When to plant Lilium candidum?

Plant Lilium candidum in late fall season (September and October).

How to plant Lilium regale?

1. To grow the plant in a pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-July).

When to plant Lilium bulbs?

The best time to plant Lilium bulbs is in late fall(September and October). so will have well-established roots in the springs(February-March).

When to plant Lilium bulbs in tasmania?

The ideal planting time for Lilium bulbs is from late fall(September and October).

How to plant Lilium asiatic bulbs?

To plant Lilium Asiatic bulbs consider the following points You can prepare the soil by adding garden soil to the compost in the ratio of 2:1. Lilium grows well in loamy, sandy soils with a pH of 6.5 – 7. Select an appropriate location Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light at least 4- 6 hours a day. You can grow them in the pot or directly in the soil. Dig a hole up to 2-3 inches and Set the bulb in the hole pointy side up or the roots down. after planting backfill with soil over the hole, lightly compress the soil but do not pack it and water. when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer- During the main growing season(April-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Where to plant Lilium bulbs?

Plant it outdoor, where it will get enough amount of bright direct sunlight(4-6 hrs a day)

When to plant Lilium regale bulbs?

Plant Lilium regale in spring between August and March.

What is a Lilium plant?

Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers. Lilies are a group of flowering plants which are important in culture and literature in much of the world

When to plant Lilium seeds?

The falls (September to October) season is good for plant Lilium seeds

How to plant Lilium bulbs in pots?

Bulb sowing Select well-draining and nutrient-rich soil. You can grow them in the pot (upto 5 inches).Select an appropriate location Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light at least 4-6 hours a day. Dig a hole up to 2-3 inches and Set the bulb in the hole pointy side up or the roots down. after planting backfill with soil over the hole, lightly compress the soil but do not pack it and water. when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer- During the main growing season(April-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

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