Each order includes one large Grade #1 lily bulb and the fertilizer to get it growing quickly, along with detailed planting instructions.
Starfighter Oriental Lilies are a unique variety with blooms that come later than other types. These star-shaped flowers are highly fragrant and perfect for cutting. They require a rich and moist soil with an acidic pH, similar to that of Rhododendrons. The tall plants produce eye-catching flowers with crimson petals rimmed in white and dotted with burgundy spots.
Lily Companion Plants: Agastache, Roses, Salvia, Veronica
Starfighter Lily Plant Care Instructions: Apply mulch around the plant after it sprouts in the spring to maintain cool and moist roots. Use a high-potassium fertilizer every three weeks until 6 weeks after flowering. Keep the foliage in place after blooming to allow for photosynthesis and strengthen the bulb. Cut the foliage back to the ground when the leaves turn yellow in late fall.
Bloom Time: July, August
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Features: Cut Flower, Fragrant
Flower Color: Red, White, Rose
Mature Plant Size: 4-feet tall x 12-inches wide
Garden Styles: Therapeutic Garden
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Light Level: Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)
Overwinter Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-drained
Fertilizer: Every Other Week
Growing Support: Stake