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Tricolore
Tricolore Tricolore and Isabella Lily Tricolore Oriental Lily
£2.50
  • 1-2 Bulbs£2.50 each
  • 3-4 Bulbs£1.75 each
  • 5+ Bulbs£1.50 each
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Tricolore Oriental Lilies

Lily Bulbs for sale

Latin name Lilium
Also known as Three Colour
Genus Oriental Lily
Colours White, Pink and Yellow
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height 100cm
Planting period Spring
Flowering period July/August
Soil Type Acidic/Ericaceous
Size for this price 16/18cm
Hardiness Hardy
Shipping est FEBRUARY/MARCH 2019
Delivery time February - May 2019
Also suitable for containers Ideal for Containers
Scented Yes, highly scented
Double flowered No
What is being sold? Lily Bulbs for sale
Google Shopping title Oriental Lilies: Tricolore
17701

Description of Tricolore Oriental Lilies

Tricolore means three colours, and with this magnificent White, Pink and Yellow Oriental Lily you can see why it's been labelled with this name. Tricolore Oriental Lily from Gold medal winning Harts Nursery

Planting and growing instructions: Tricolore Oriental Lily from 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: Tricolore Oriental Lily from 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.
  • See FAQ on Lily Beetle care.

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Lilium Tricolore

This question was asked by
S. Obrien

Would Tricolore be the same as a “captain tricolore” lily bulb, if not can you let me know if you can get hold of some of these bulbs for me, or where I am likely to find any?
Thank you.

I’ve not heard of Captain Tricolore lily I’m afraid. But we do have Tricolore lily in stock which is a gorgeous Oriental lily variety with a lovely scent. The 3 different colours (hence the name) really do make it a striking flower for your garden or pots.

Tricolore (SKU17701)

Loraine Hart



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