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A Yellow County Lily

A Yellow County Lily

A Yellow County Lily

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This Asiatic lily produces beautiful energetic yellow flowers and is the perfect subject for growing in borders. They produce a lovely scent and stand upon tall, strong stems. Asiatic hybrid lilies are the easiest lily to grow, are amongst the first lilies to bloom and are usually pest free. Standing on tall, strong stems these are best planted unexposed to strong winds in full or partial sunlight as too much shade will weaken the stems. 14-16cm bulbs supplied. Height 100-120cm.We are pleased to offer some of the most colorful and vigorous Asiatic Hybrid Lilies available anywhere in the world. Ideal for naturalizing in perennial borders or formal plantings. Multiple, long-lasting blooms make them outstanding elements in floral designs.

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Asiatic hybrid lilies are the most well known type of lily with upright flowers. Asian hybrid lilies are the first lilies obtained in the past from crosses between wild lily species originating from Asia. Asiatic lilies are sturdy lilies that grow easily and are suitable for perennial planting. They are characterized by a very wide colour range with many hard, clear colours. They bloom from mid to late summer. Their flowering height is 60-100 cm. They generally give a large number of flowers. This type of lily does not smell. These lilies can also be planted in pots or planters.Lily asiatic cultivation • Ensure a sufficiently deep plant bed. Maintains a planting depth of 8 cm plus the height of the bulb. (or +/- 15 cm) • In the spring, deposit 15 cm deep with each lily a free supplied capsule with organic herbal which prevents harmful leaf insects. • All lilies can also be planted in pots or trays, from which excess water can run out, with a minimum layer of 15 cm of potting soil at the bottom. • When planting, ensure that the lily bulbs are covered with a good layer of moisture and air permeable potting soil. • Ensure that the lilies can dispose of sufficient water immediately after planting. • Keep the plant bed free of weeds after planting. • Plant Tagetes next to the lilies, which attract insects that fight aphids. • Plant lavender next to the lilies, the strong scent repels harmful insects. • Remove the dead crop after flowering to prevent mold. • If You are planning a perennial planting, it is advisable to apply a layer quality compost and a little cow manure every year after the crop has been removed (eventual in the form of dried cow manure pellets).

Yellow County is an Asiatic Lily and each bulb produces up to 12 bright golden yellow flowerheads, often with streaks of green closest to the base. Coppery red anthers appear on golden stamens and the plant has narrow, glossy dark green lanceolate-shaped foliage.Lilies in the genus of Lilium are herbaceous perennial ornamental flowers that grow from bulbs. Two of the most popular varieties are Asiatic and Oriental lilies. Asiatic lilies are generally easy to grow and very showy with a variety of colours but are generally shorter (50-90cm). Oriental lilies are notably taller (100-120cm or more), slower growing and noteworthy for their wonderful fragrances. Asiatic lilies bloom early in the late spring and early summer, whereas Oriental lilies start blooming towards the beginning of summer up to the end of summer. (Source: www.gardenersdream.co.uk)

 

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