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Lilium speciosum var. rubrum 'Uchida'

The last lily to flower in my garden, with a nice soft scent, coming back reliably for over ten years.
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3 bulbs

6 bulbs

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Acid - Neutral
Flowers
August - September
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
speciosum var. rubrum
Common name
Red Japanes Lily
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
8-15cm deep (3-6in), according to bulb size
Cultivation
Preferably plant to 15cm depth in deep, rich well-drained soil. If you have moist soil plant with plenty of grit or try planting the bulbs on their side to prevent moisture being trapped inside the bulb.

Description

The last lily to flower in my garden, with a nice soft scent, coming back reliably for over 10 years.

Care Tips

Likes a cool root run. Plant in borders or in a pot sunk into the ground which can be lifted out of the wet and cold until the following spring. Plants may be affected by lily beetle, so keep your eyes peeled!