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  • Asiatic lily bulb
  • Eventual height: 0.4m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

Lilium 'Cavoli'

Asiatic lily bulb

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1 bulb £3.99 £2.39
1 bulb £3.99 £2.39
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or a loam-based potting compost, such as John Innes no2
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb Size: 12/14

    The sumptuous colouring of 'Cavoli' really makes it a stand-out addition to the garden, while its compact habit (without skimping on the generous size of the flowers), makes it a must for patio pots. An Asiatic hybrid, the unscented flowers are mainly outward to upward facing so really put on a great display.
    The RSPCA have reported that all parts of the lily can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit Rspca.org

  • Garden care: Lilies can be planted at any time from early autumn, to mid-spring. Planting in autumn often helps them settle in and become better established before they start to put on their new spring growth, but spring planting is a better option if your soil is heavy and wet during winter. Choose a sunny spot, preferably where the plant receives a little light shade at its base, and plant each bulb 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in a well-drained soil, enriched with well-rotted organic matter or leaf mould. Space them at approximately 30cm (12") intervals and provide support before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms promptly and cut the dead stems back to ground level at the end of autumn.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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