Lilium Red Velvet
Delivery: From end August
Deep red with black spots. These tall, reflexed, turkscap lilies are good for naturalising. They're particularly effective mixed with grasses or planted at the back of the border. From the first year of planting these beautiful lilies grow stronger and taller each year.
|Bulb Size||18 - 20 cm|
|Planting position||Middle, Back|
|Month of Blooming||July, August|
|Planting Time||Autumn, Winter|
|Garden Position||Sun, Partial shade|
|Type of Soil||Well Drained, Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Suitable for Pots||No|
|Planting density (per m2)||10|
Specie or Turks Cap Lily bulbs tend to have small recurved flowers that dangle elegantly from there tall stems. This group includes the Martagon and newer Martagon Types, perfect for the back of the border or tree margin were these delicate but tough lilies add architectural elegance. Specie Lilium are also good with mixed prairie plantings.