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

Lily Bulbs for sale

Latin name Lilium
Genus AOA - Asiatic x Oriental x Asiatic Lily
Colours Golden orange with burgundy markings
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height 100cm +
Planting period Spring
Flowering period Mid June
Soil Type Any well-drained soil
Hardiness Hardy - don't let them get waterlogged
Shipping est 7 working days
Delivery time Available from February through to May 2019
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Yes
Double flowered No
What is being sold? Lily Bulbs for sale
Google Shopping title Oriental Lilies: Hotel California
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Description of Hotel California Asiatic Lilies

This stunning Asiatic x Oriental crossed back with an Asiatic Lily (AOA) will produce fantastic-sized, reflexing-petalled flowers. This golden orange lily, Hotel California is highly scented with gorgeous burgundy markings and dark stamen. 
Buy Lily Bulbs | Hotel California AOA Hybrid Lily Bulbs from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

Planting and growing instructions: Buy Lily Bulbs | Hotel California AOA Hybrid Lily Bulbs from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

  • Oriental 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.
  • Oriental Lilies prefer an Acidic/Ericaceous Soil type. They do not tolerate Lime very well.
  • 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.
  • Oriental Lilies tend to grow exceptionally well in pots and tubs.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.

Plant care: Buy Lily Bulbs | Hotel California AOA Hybrid Lily Bulbs from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

  • 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.
  • For prevention of Lily Beetle, click here.

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