Lily - Orienpet Fragrant Blend

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Lilies are easy to grow and provide great summer color for your landscape, containers, garden beds and borders. Lilies are great for cut flower arrangements and bouquets and attract hummingbirds to your garden! Lilies are among the most stately of all bulbous plants. They are winter hardy in most areas and will return and bloom for many years. Lilies are ideal for planting under trees and among shrubs. 

About this Variety

Orientpet Lilies are a cross between Oriental and Trumpet Lilies. They easily weather the colder climates and late frosts without bud kill. These Lilies still carry the sweet fragrance and shape of the oriental lilies. Orienpet Fragrant Blend consists of three unique Lily varieties: White Heaven, Corcovada and Palazzo. They are perfectly blended for a stunning, unrivaled display.

Highlights

  • Returns and blooms year after year in most hardy zones
  • Perfect for garden beds and borders
  • Beautiful, fragrant, showy blooms
  • Excellent for bouquets and cut flower arrangements
  • Easy to grow

Exposure:

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooms:

Summer

Height:

Grows 36-72" tall

Spacing/Depth:

Plant 4-6" apart, 4-6" deep

USDA Zones:

Grow as Perennial in zones 4-9. Grow as Annual elsewhere.

Growing Instructions

Lilies like cool roots and should be grown in partial or filtered sun. Lilies prefer to be planted in moist yet well draining soil. Soil preparation: The ideal soil is porous and drains well and yet still holds enough water for the roots. If your soil is heavy clay and drains slowly, or very sandy and does not hold water, add organic soil amendments (peat moss or ground bark). Spread a 3-4" layer of soil amendment, add fertilizer and incorporate together into the soil to a depth of 10". To plant: Dig a hole 4-6" deep in a full sun to partially shaded area, in a well drained location. Place the lily bulbs pointed ends up and space 4-6" apart. Cover with soil. Water thoroughly at planting. While actively growing, water frequently and thoroughly so that the water will reach the roots. Mulch to keep the soil cool and to prevent the soil from drying out. Do not allow the roots to dry out. Mass planting: When planting a large quantity of lily bulbs in one bed, excavate the entire area to 3-6" deep, work fertilizer into the bottom of the trench, set out the bulbs and then cover the bulbs all at once. Apply fertilizer before and after flowering. Cover with frost protective material during the winter months.

Care Tip

Plant lilies as soon as possible after you purchase them. If you must wait, your lily bulbs should be refrigerated to slow their growth. When cutting the flowers for bouquets, remove no more than one-third of the stem so that enough leaves remain to renew the bulb for the coming year.