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'Perfect Pinks' Lily Collection (Pack of 12 Bulbs)
£15.00
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'Perfect Pinks' Lily Collection (Pack of 12 Bulbs) Collections

Pack of 12 Mixed Lily Bulbs

latin name Lilium
Genus Mixed
Colours Pink/White
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height Various 1 - 1.5m
Planting period Ideally in Spring
Flowering period Mid July onwards
Soil Type Acidic or Alkaline
Size for this price 16/18cm
Hardiness Hardy
Shipping est Please allow 10-15 working days for delivery
Delivery time February to end of May 2018
Also suitable for containers Yes
What is being sold? Pack of 12 Mixed Lily Bulbs
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Description of 'Perfect Pinks' Lily Collection (Pack of 12 Bulbs) Collections

NEW!!! SPECIAL OFFER!!
The 'Perfect Pinks' Lily Bulb collection contains 12 x mixed bulbs of pink lilies. A great collection for those 
that love a pink and white colour themed garden. In this mixed bag of pink lilies, you will receive 4 different varieties (3 bulbs of each variety) at a discounted rate. 
 
Pack of 12 Bulbs
The 'Perfect Pinks' Lily Bulb Collection

Planting and growing instructions: The 'Perfect Pinks' Lily Bulb Collection

  • Lily Bulbs should be planted as soon as possible. Ideally in the Spring but can be planted up until the Autumn.
  • Find a location with full sun or partial shade with well-drained soil.
  • Lilies can tolerate most soil types, Acidic or Alkaline.
  • Arrange the Lilies in an odd-number grouping.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 8" apart. Space the groupings at least 3 feet apart.
  • If planting in pots, plant 3 bulbs in a 10-14" 'patio type' pot using good-quality, multi-purpose compost.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.

Plant care: The 'Perfect Pinks' Lily Bulb Collection

  • Lilies can tolerate very cold conditions but they do not like to get wet.
  • If planting in borders in the garden, the soil must be well drained and, preferably, humus rich.
  • If planting in pots, make sure lilies are kept moist but do not get waterlogged.
  • Lilies prefer to be planted in a location with at least half a day’s full sunshine, if it’s a bit too shady they will lean their stems towards the sun.
  • Lily bulbs do not like to be dried out so they must be kept in soil at all times.
  • Try to plant your lilies where they will dry out after rain to prevent Botrytis, a fungus that spots the leaves. If you do see brown spots on your leaves, spray with a fungicide recommended for roses.
    If planting in pots, it may be an idea to tilt the pots on their side in the winter to prevent waterlog.
  • When the Lily has finished flowering, cut any seed heads back and allow the foliage to die back naturally. Do not be tempted to cut the stem back until stems becomes hollow and brown.
  • After a few years of flowering, you may find the Lily produces less blooms, it may be time to lift your bulbs and divide them by breaking off the bulblets. All the bulbs will then need replanting.
  • See FAQ on Lily Beetle care.

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