Lily, Asiatic (Lilium)
Lily, Asiatic Plant FeaturesThe highlight of the summer garden, Asiatic lily is one of the most stunning and easy-care perennials you can grow. All you need to do is tuck them into open sunny spots in your garden and stand back. These beauties pop into bloom in a variety of colors including red, yellow, orange, purple, pink, white and dramatic bi-colors. Asiatic lily flowers appear in clusters at the very top of the plant which makes them ideal for cutting gardens. The plants grow 18 to 24 inches tall and form from bulbs that get bigger and better every year. Asiatic lilies are also relatively deer resistant. Hardy from zones 3-8.
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Lily, Asiatic Growing InstructionsPlant Asiatic lily in a sunny spot that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of sun a day. They require well-drained soil and can rot in a constantly wet spot. If you cut Asiatic lily for fresh bouquets, remove the brown stamens from the center of the flowers to prevent accidental staining of your clothes and encourage the flowers to last longer. Dig and divide the plants in the fall every three or four years. After blooming, Asiatic lily will slowly go dormant until the following spring.
Asiatic lily is not intended for human or animal consumption.
Medium water needs
Super-easy to grow
Complement your Lily, AsiaticCoreopsis
The yellow flowers of Coreopsis look terrific with the fiery blooms of Asiatic Lily.
Garden Phlox makes a good companion for Asiatic Lily because it's foliage helps hide the lily when it goes dormant in the later summer.
The blue flowers of Nepeta provide cooling contrast to the bright blooms of Asiatic Lily.