Lily 'Mapira'

The richest satin-textured and coloured lily which flowers well for year after year. We've grown it in a pot, in flower and cutting beds and it's excelled in all. More
3 bulbs 211357-3 £4.50

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The richest satin-textured and coloured lily which flowers well for year after year. We've grown it in a pot, in flower and cutting beds and it's excelled in all.

Genus Lilium
Group/Species longiflorum asiatic
Variety Mapira
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Lily
Border Position Container, Middle
Bulb Size 14/16

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Soil Type Acid, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting If you have moist/boggy soil plant with plenty of grit or try planting the bulbs on their side to prevent moisture being trapped inside the bulb.
Care Tips Likes a cool root run. When planting envelope the bulbs in sharp sand (particularly in heavy soils). Just leave them where they are from one year to the next, or plant them in a pot and sink them in the ground somewhere very prominent in the garden for lifting out of the wet and cold until the following spring.
Flowering June - July
Harvesting Flower production 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
How to plant and grow lilies

A quick-glance guide on how to grow and care for lilies, both in pots and in the ground.

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