Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent the garden. They vary according to the species and interspecific hybrids that they derived from, and are classified in the following broad groups.
Planting and care
- Fertilize Asiatic lilies each spring when they emerge from the ground to help them bloom.
- Sprinkle a balanced fertilizer, such as 10-10-10 or 5-10-10, around each plant, then water it in with 1 inch of water.
- You can also use bulb fertilizer.
- Read the chart on the package for the correct application rate, because fertilizers contain different concentrates of nutrients.
Grow Asiatic lilies in full sun so they are exposed to at least six hours of sunlight a day. For optimum health and flower production, the soil must be well-drained and rich with organic matter, such as compost. To accomplish this, amend the top 6 to 8 inches of soil with 3 to 4 inches of organic matter before planting bulbs.
|Sunlight||Full sun to part shade|
|Temperature||50 ° to 80 °F (10 ° to 27 °C).|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|