Lily Black Beauty

A wow bloom.

 
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Lilium ‘Black Beauty’ has been loved for generations. The tall stems are strong, packed with blooms and do not require staking.

The flowers of Lily ‘Black Beauty’ have a white border, deep maroon speckled flash and a green star at the heart. A real wow combination.

The stems are tall, dark and handsome with mid green leaves. ‘Black Beauty’ flowers freely and the bulbs are tough as old boots. It is an excellent choice for beginners.

‘Black Beauty’ Lily is a cross between Lilium speciosum rubrum and Lilium henryi. This created a Turk's cap type Lilium with abundant flowers.

Gardeners are returning the ‘old fashioned’ Lilies because of their hardy nature and nostalgic charm. The flowers open freely through summer and make excellent cut flowers.

Plant Lily 'Black Beauty’ in fertile soil with good drainage. By adding plenty of fertiliser and organic matter to the soil you will have bigger and better blooms. Lily ‘Black Beauty’ grows best in a sunny location. Keep the soil moist during growth for longer lasting blooms

These Old World Lilies are the perfect complement to cottage gardens.

Code

LIZBB

Botantical name

Lilium henryi

Height

90-210cm

Width

20-30cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Temperate

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

2