Tiger Lilium leichtlinii (summer)


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A classic yellow Tiger Lily, this variety has recurved petals and grows to about 1 metre. 

Tiger Liliums are something special in the garden. They are showy with many varieties having flowers with recurved petals. They come in a variety of colours and are often dappled. They are easy to grow. 

LILIUMS need to be planted immediately after arrival and should not be allowed to dry out. Plant the bulbs in Winter or early Spring, 20-30 cm apart, in a well fertilized and drained soil. Add some mulch to provide cool growing conditions for the root system. They prefer a sunny or semi shaded (filtered sunlight) position. Excellent cutflowers. It is best to remove old flower heads. Bulbs can be left in the ground and should be fertilized during late Winter. Transplant the bulbs (if needed) during Winter taking care not to let them dry out. They grow to approximately 1 metre or taller. Tiger Lilies Lilium lancifolium (syn. tigrinum) These lilies prefer moist acidic soils.