Lilium Fairy Morning

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Fairy Morning has flowers of pink and amber yellow with spots of orange.

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Description

Lilium Fairy Morning is an exceptional  martagon lily that starts off with pinkish buds that open into golden yellow blooms. Martagons such as lilium Fairy Morning, take a little longer to establish but are an excellent garden plant and a very popular lily. Lilies can be left undisturbed for years and will only need to be moved when they become overcrowded.

Cultivation Instructions

Plant indoors: Lilies are very hardy and can withstand the cold so can be planted direct into soils outside in gardens 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 bulb starter or root grow when planting.

You can leave martagon lilies year after year so require little aftercare if planted in the right place.

Growing Information

Flowering height: 3-5 feet (90-150cms)

Flowering Period: June -July

Soil type: Humus rich free draining soils that do not get waterlogged.

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun. Happy in the colder parts of the garden.

Fragrant: N/A

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

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

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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