The bulbs can be planted in open ground or in a pot. Potted bulbs aren't frost hardy, so bring the pot indoors or protect the plant with bubble wrap. Space the bulbs out when planting in open ground. The distance between plants is three times the width of the bulb. Plant the bulb the depth of three times the bulb's height. Plant the bulbs in full sun or partial shade. Water the bulb immediately after planting. Don't water it until the soil feels dry to the touch. The flower bulbs come in plant-based, organic packaging. Made of 100% natural, plant-based materials and 100% recyclable!
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|Latin name:||Lilium asiaticum 'Elodie'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bulb or tuber|
|Guarantee:||1 year growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||June - August|
|Growing Height:||80 - 100 cm|
|Planting distance:||20 - 25 cm|
|Planting depth:||15 - 20 cm|
|Bulb circumference:||12 cm|
The double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' bulbs should be planted with a depth of approximately 12-15 cm during the spring as long as there are no night frosts. They are ideal for either a spot with complete or partial sunshine sheltered from the wind. Prepare a large hole and plant the lily bulbs with the point facing upwards approximately 15 cm apart. Water well when finished planting. Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows well in loose, humus-rich soil. You can improve the soil by adding compost and cow manure pellets. Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' lily bulbs can remain in the same spot for several years.
The Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows well in a pot
Due to its strong flower stems, the Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows very well in flower pots and planters. You can fill the entire pot with these beautiful lilies. Space the bulbs approximately 10 cm apart from each other. Alternatively, you can create a special combination with some lily bulbs and the much lower growing aster (Callistephus).
Feed the Double-flowered 'Lily 'Elodie' with plant food mixed with water during the flowering period. Lilies can suffer from the lily beetle which is bright red in colour, the grubs are yellow. To prevent them from eating the leaves and other arterial parts of the lily, remove the beetles, eggs or grubs and destroy them. During winter, cover the Lily 'Elodie' bulbs with a layer of leaves to protect them from severe frost. 'Lily 'Elodie' grown in pots can be overwintered in a frost free area.
Lilies in the right spot
The Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' loves to face the warm sun, but it is important to keep their 'feet' cool. For this to be achieved, plant low growing plants around the lilies to protect the soil. Don't place your pot of lilies in complete sunshine! Choose a sheltered spot with sufficient day time sun.
Did you know that the lily is a symbol of peace? There are 110 species of lilies and any of these varieties would look fantastic grown in groups in the garden. Lilies make great cut flowers; in fact, the delicious scent of flowers fills the living room in seconds. Definitely plant a group of lilies in your flower garden.