Tiger Lily 'Red Velvet'

Tiger Lily 'Red Velvet'

Dramatically deep red.

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Tiger Lily ‘Red Velvet’ has decadent, deep red, recurved flowers to wow you in summer. The long lasting, fragrance free blooms make great cut flowers and up to 12 open on a stem.

The colourful, spotted petals of Tiger Lilies add an element of playful character to the garden palette. They are easy to grow and care for and bloom abundantly through summer. These beauties have modern breeding with improved disease resistance and flowering time. The flowers open from midsummer and last well in both gardens and vases

Tiger Lilies have stood the test of time, they were hybridised for gardens, not florists, this means they are both easy to grow and packed with flowers (florists need stems that fit in bunches).

Choose a humus rich, moist, well drained soil in a sunny location – half a day of sun is perfect. Liliums appreciate afternoon shade in warmer climates. Water in, and keep moist during active growth. To keep them blooming it is a good idea to add fertiliser and mulch in autumn and summer, as the bulbs are coming and going.

Simply plant your Tiger Lilies in the ground to establish and they will bring you years of joy. You don’t need to lift the bulbs every year, simply divide them as they become overcrowded.


Supplied as: Bulbs
Size: na

Code

LICRV

Botantical name

Lilium hybrid

Height

80-120cm

Width

20-30cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Size

na

Water needs

2