Ordered Bulbs from Michigan Bulbs

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Border Summer Flowering Garden

Total number of plants: 100

10 – Freesia single mix
8 – Liatris spicata
10 – Gladiolus mix
50 – Anemone De Caen
10 – Iris Hollandica Blue Magic
10 – Acidanthera (Peacock Glads)
1 – Lilium Stargazer
1 – Lilium Yellow County

  • Height: 12 – 60 inches
  • Spacing: 6 inches
  • Spread: 6 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Foliage Type: Mixed
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to fall
  • Flower Form: Mixed.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 6″ deep and 3-6″ apart
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, humus enriched soil is best.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: No pruning needed.
  • Winter Care: No winter care needed.

Double Oriental Lily Mix

  • Botanical Name: Lilium oriental various
  • Height: 12 – 36 inches
  • Ship As: 14-16 CM BULB
  • Spacing: 12 – 24 inches
  • Spread: 12 – 36 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Mixed
  • Foliage Type: Linear, green leaves arranged in whorls or spirals up the stems.
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Form: 8 – 10 cm double-layered outward facing flower
  • Planting Instructions: 15 cm deep and 23 – 30 cm apart
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: After blooming, cut the withered flower at the top of the stem to prevent seed production and then allow the leaves to wither and turn brown before removing them. The green leaves provide nourishment for the plants.
  • Winter Care: Mulch is advisable in colder areas
  • Additional Information: Collection includes a variety of double oriental lilies in various colors.

Hardy Perennial Lilies

  • Botanical Name: Lilium asiatic mix
  • Height: 36 – 48 inches
  • Spacing: 12 – 18 inches
  • Spread: 12 – 18 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Foliage Type: Numerous lance-shaped leaves whorled around the stems. Dark green in color.
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Form: Cup-shaped to slightly recurved.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 4 – 6″ deep. Prefers well-drained soil. Incorporate bulb booster or other high phosphorous fertilizer when planting.
  • Soil Requirements: Prefers well-drained soil but will tolerate heavier soils.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Don’t remove leaves until they have died down in fall. They provide nourishment to the bulb for next season’s blooms. Late fall.
  • Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch for winter protection.
  • Additional Information: Lilies require a cold dormant period, best grown in zones 3-8.
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