Sumo Asiatic Lilium 'Orange Ton'

Sumo Asiatic Lilium 'Orange Ton'

Bigger is better.

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A new lily with clear, vibrant orange petals that have the colour turned up to 11. It is sure to stand out in gardens or pots. These XL, early summer superstars offer bright and lasting colour with their abundant, upward facing flowers that are fantastic for picking.
Why Sumo? Sumo Lilies are the biggest and the best Lilium bulbs on offer. Originally produced for the floristry industry, these XL bulbs have grown so big they actually have too many blooms! While this is not good in bunches, it is great in gardens, allowing you a big number of blooms from the get go and are faster to flower.

As well as adding glamour to the garden, Lilies are tough, and able to withstand our hot summers. They are best planted in a permanent position where, as they establish will become more floriferous. They are great cut flowers too. We recommend planting them in groups of three or more for the best display.

It is a good idea to fertilise your Lilies, they are hungry bulbs and this will help to give you the best blooms. Adding an organic fertiliser when you first see growth, then again as they are fading is ideal. If you are growing your Lilies in pots, fertiliser is even more important and in this case a slow release pellet such as Thrive or a regular application of liquid fertiliser is best. Water to establish, and keep moist in active growth for best results.

In warmer climates, it is a good idea to grow your Liliums in part shade or morning sun, so your flowers will last longer.


Supplied as: Bulbs
Size: na

Code

LIKOT

Botantical name

Lilium hybrid

Height

70-130cm

Width

20-30cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Size

na

Water needs

2