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Flore Pleno
£2.50
  • 1-2 Bulbs£2.50 each
  • 3-4 Bulbs£1.75 each
  • 5+ Bulbs£1.50 each
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Flore Pleno Asiatic Lilies

Lily Bulbs for sale

Also known as Tiger Lily, Lancifolium,
Genus Specie Lily
Colours Bright Orange with dark spots
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height Up to 1.5m
Planting period Ideally in Spring
Flowering period Late July to Early August
Soil Type Alkaline
Size for this price 16/18cm
Delivery time February to May 2018
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Unscented, Pollen Free
Double flowered Yes
What is being sold? Lily Bulbs for sale

Description of Flore Pleno Asiatic Lilies

Flore Pleno is a Double flowered Asiatic Lily, also known as a Lancifolium and/or Tiger Lily. This variety of lily will flower late July and will produce stunning Orange petals decorated with lots of deep coloured spots. The flower will reach 10cm in diameter and 90 to 1.5m in height. Flore Pleno is Pollen Free and therefore is unscented.

  • Asiatic Lily Bulbs should be planted as soon as possible. Ideally in the Spring.
  • Find a location with full sun or partial shade with well-drained soil.
  • It is best to check the type of soil you have as different lily varieties like different soils.
  • Asiatics mainly like Alkaline soils.
  • Arrange the Lilies in an odd-number grouping.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 5-8" 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.
  • 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 Asiatic lilies produce 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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