Lilium Orange Marmalade

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A wonderful martagon hybrid with flowers that live up to it’s name.

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Description

Lilium Orange Marmalade can produce 30+ tangerine orange flowers per stem. Specie lilies take a little longer to establish but are an excellent garden plant and a very popular lily. 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. Plant in well drained soil that has been cultivated to a depth of 20cms if possible plant 10-15cms deep and 10cms apart.

Growing Instructions

Lilium Orange Marmalade can be planted in well drained soil that has been cultivated to a depth of 20cms if possible plant 10-15cms deep and 10cms apart. They prefer the shadier areas of the garden and at the edges of wooded areas. If planting in heavy soils just add a handful of grit to the hole to help with drainage. Feed when flowering with bone-meal or similar.  Once established they will naturalise well in the shady parts of the garden in good humus rich soil.

Martagon lilies 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 only need to be moved when they become overcrowded. Plant about 5″ (12cm) deep in well-dug, well-drained humus-rich soil, in a partly shaded, sheltered position, which will remain moist but not waterlogged.

Growing information

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

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

Soil type: Free draining soils that are humus rich and do not get waterlogged.

Pests. If Lily beetle is a problem either spray with an appropriate insecticide. Alternatively pick off the orange adults and check the underneath of the leaves for larvae

 

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