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White Heaven
  • 1-2 Bulbs£1.75 each
  • 3-4 Bulbs£1.20 each
  • 5+ Bulbs£1.00 each

White Heaven Longiflorum Lilies

Lily Bulbs for sale

Latin name Lilium
Genus Longiflorum
Colours White
Aspect Full Sun or Partial Shade
Height up to 150cm
Planting period Spring
Flowering period Mid June to early July
Soil Type Acidic or Alkaline
Size for this price 16/18cm
Hardiness Hardy
Shipping est FEBRUARY/MARCH 2019
Delivery time February - May 2019
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Yes
Double flowered No
What is being sold? Lily Bulbs for sale
Google Shopping title Longiflorum Lilies: White Heaven

Description of White Heaven Longiflorum Lilies

White Heaven is a highly, sweet-scented Longiflorum Lily with blooms that can grow to about 20cm in diameter. This perfectly white lily with a hint of green in the heart is a firm favourite to our customers, especially those that like to have them as cut flower in their home or for use at weddings. White Heaven will grow to about 100cm in its first year but can reach up to 150cm once more established over the years. White Heaven Longiflorum Lily from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

Planting and growing instructions: White Heaven Longiflorum Lily from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

  • These 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.
  • Asiatic Lilies mainly prefer Alakine soil types.
  • 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.
  • Lilies tend to grow exceptionally well in pots and tubs.
  • Plant the bulbs with 4-6" of soil above them.

Plant care: White Heaven Longiflorum Lily 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 Longiflorum Asiatic 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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White Heaven Longiflorum Lily

This question was asked by
Barbara presley

When is the earliest I can order,purchase and plant longiflorum lily bulbs ? And is this the same for all lily varieties? Thank you

Hi Barbara

White Heaven, the gorgeous white Longilforum Lily (and all our other lilies) is available to order now from our website and the bulbs will be dispatched at the end of February ready for planting.

White Heaven (harts1000)

Thanks and Happy New Year!
Loraine Hart

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