Matisse Oriental Lilies Silk Road

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Lilium ‘Silk Road’ is a heavy producer with stunning white, blushed pink petals. The beet red colour is strongest in the centre of the 20cm flowers.

Matisse Oriental Lilies will knock your socks off! With a contemporary twist on old world charm, these spotted beauties are a triumph of modern breeding techniques; marrying the handsome, old fashioned spotted lilies with today’s bright colours and strong disease resistance.

Matisse was a pioneer in modern art. His work broke with convention and took colour to a whole new level. This 'avant-garde' Lilium collection named in his honour pays homage to his fondness for eccentric colour. The unusual combinations, spotting and patterns on these lilies are striking. We hope they inspire you to create a masterpiece your garden.

Lily ‘Beverley Dreams’ is an Oriental x Christmas Lily so more trumpet shaped than the traditional Orientals.

Plant Matisse Oriental Lilies in a permanent position in the garden, as they establish they will become more floriferous. It is a good idea to fertilise for the best blooms - when you first see growth, then again as they are fading.

Matisse Oriental Lilies are versatile and can be grown in pots and gardens. They look best planted in groups of three or more. We suggest you plant a few extra just for picking!

Code

LIZSR

Botantical name

Lilium hybrid

Height

70-180cm

Width

20-30cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

2