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 Delivery mid September
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
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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
Variety Mapira
Group longiflorum asiatic
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Lily
Border Position Middle, Container
Bulb Size 14/16

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Soil Type 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
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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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