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Roselily 'Thalita'
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Roselily 'Thalita' Roselilies

Lily Bulbs for sale

Latin name Lilium
Genus Lilium Oriental
Colours Pink
Aspect Full Sun or Partial Sun/Shade
Height 100cm / 39"
Planting period Spring
Flowering period July/August
Soil Type Garden: Acidic/Ericaceous | Pots: John Innes No.3
Bulb Size 16/18cm
Hardiness Very Hardy - H6 (-20°C to -15°C)
Delivery time Spring delivery (Feb to June 2021)
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Yes - Pollen free
Double flowered Yes
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Description of Roselily 'Thalita' Roselilies

Roselily 'Thalita' will provide large flower heads that are sweetly fragranced and will last for a long period of time. Thalita lily bulbs will grow to 100cm tall and are pollen free. 
Roselily 'Thalita' |Lilies | Lily Bulbs | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

Planting and growing instructions: Roselily 'Thalita' |Lilies | Lily Bulbs | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

How to plant Oriental Lilies

  • 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 tend to grow exceptionally well in pots and tubs.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.

Planting Lilies in the Garden

  • 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.
  • Arrange the Lilies in an odd-number grouping.
  • Plant the bulbs about 12-20cm (5-8") apart. Space the groupings at least 60-90cm (2-3ft) apart.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.

Planting Lilies in Pots

  • Find a location with full sun or partial shade with well-drained soil.
  • Plant 3 bulbs in a 10-14" 'patio type' pot using good-quality, multi-purpose compost. 
  • John Innes No. 3 is ideal for lilies.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.
  • Ensure there is adequate drainage. 
 
 

Plant care: Roselily 'Thalita' |Lilies | Lily Bulbs | 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 days full sunshine, if its 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 Oriental 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.
  • To prevent Lily Beetles from damaging your lilies, we recommend using the Lily Beetle Prevention Spray or making up your own and using the Concentrate. This Spray (Grazers G4) will also stimulate growth of your lilies. 
  • You can feed your lilies with a Tomato Feed to stimulate and strengthen your lilies when you start to see signs of growth. Make up your tomato feed with half the recommended dilution (written on the instructions on the bottle) and feed once every 3 weeks.

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This question was asked by
- I. Greaves

Hello I recently received an order of bulbs. 3 different ones. ( Thalita, Cali and Tissento). To be honest, I couldn't remember what they all actually look like ( I ordered them at Wisley Show in September). I have been on your web site but have not been able to find an image of the Tissento. I found the other 2 ok. Can you please send me a picture of the Tissento. Thanks very much! I hope you're all keeping well. Kind regards Irena

Hi Irena
Sorry about that, we often have smaller quantities for special show varieties and therefore we can't sell them on our website. I will locate an image for you and send it over on email.

Stay well well and keep gardening.


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