This flower reminds me of one of those delicious blood oranges. Shades of orange overlaid with strong red spotting. A bold beauty to add another dimension to your garden.
Real conversation pieces in the garden, these Matisse Asiatics are avant-garde Lilies of distinction! The petals look like they have been painted by a master and were thus named for the Artist who wrote himself into history by breaking all the laws of colour to create genius.
Matisse Asiatic Liliums are a triumph of modern breeding techniques; marrying the handsome, old fashioned spotted lilies with today’s bright colours and strong disease resistance. They have little to no fragrance so are perfect for gardeners after colour without the heady aroma many lilies have.
Simply plant, your Matisse Asiatic Lilies, fertilise and enjoy. Leave them in the ground to establish and they will bring you years of joy. Choose a humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny location. They will appreciate afternoon shade in warmer climates. Keep moist while in growth and fertilise at the start of the season and again as the flowers are finishing. Mulching over the summer will help maintain moisture levels in the soil.
They will take 10-14 weeks to flower.
Cool to Sub-Tropical
Full Sun to Semi Shade