Lilium Elodie

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Wonderful fully double flowers of soft sugar baby pink

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Description

Lilium Elodie is pollen free and has semi-double to fully double sugar pink flowers. Lilies are still one of the most popular garden plants grown in the UK. They are very versatile and lilium Elodie can be grown in borders, pots, patios and greenhouses. Lilies prefer to be grown in free draining soil, in semi shade.

Cultivation Instructions

Plant indoors: Lilies are very hardy and can withstand the cold so can be planted direct into soils outside in gardens, containers and borders.

Plant Outside: Lilies are a very versatile garden plant and they are ideal when grown in borders or containers around the house and garden. Once planted lilies are best left undisturbed for a number of years. Cultivate soils to a depth of 25cms and plant bulbs 10-15cms deep and 10cms apart. In heavy soils add humus matter and dig in well. Lilies prefer to be grown in well drained soils in the cooler or shadier parts of the garden. Lilies do like to get some sun during the day so very shaded areas are not recommended.

Care Tips:

Protect the young shoots from slugs and snails and remember to feed the bulbs with bone-meal or something similar during the flowering period.

In heavy soils add a handful of grit to the hole before planting the lily.

Lilies will benefit from using  root grow when planting.

Growing Information

Flowering height: Flowering height: 3-4 feet (90-120cms)

Flowering Period: July to August

Soil type: Soil type: Free draining soils that do not dry out

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun.

Fragrant: No

Bulb spacing: Garden 10cms. Containers so as bulbs do not touch each other

Planting depth: Garden 10-15cms, Containers minimum 10cms

For further growing instructions and information read our Blog article.

Our Tip: Pests. If Lily beetle is a problem, spray with an appropriate insecticide. Alternatively the orange adults can be picked off and then check the underneath of the leaves for larvae.

 

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