This Asiatic lily produces an abundance of large, 6-8" blooms of shimmering, scarlet-red atop 3-4' tall plants. This stunner grows almost anywhere in zones 3 to 9 in full sun to partial shade. You'll adore these blooms, but deer won't—they tend to avoid it.
Lilium 'Commander in Chief' (Asiatic)
Full Sun, Partial Shade
36 - 48 inches
15 - 18 inches
10 - 12 inches
Plant with 4" of soil above the bulb. Plant in fall or very early spring. Plants should be spaced 12'' apart.
If fall planted, mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts
12-14 CM BULB
Moderate once established. It takes 6 - 8 weeks for a good root system to develop
Large upright facing flared flowers in bold terminal panicles
Dark green, lance shaped, 3" - 4" long, 1/2" - 3/4" wide
Good to P & D problems
Cut back spent flower stems by 1/3 After flowering. Remove flowers as they fade.
well drained is important.
Average, medium moisture needed. Do not allow soil to dry out but do not overwater.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Perennials & Potted Plants
||5/6/19 - 6/21/19
||3/4/19 - 6/21/19
|7A & 7B
||2/25/19 - 6/21/19
|8A & 8B
||2/18/19 - 6/21/19
||2/11/19 - 6/21/19
|Last Order Date
||June 17th, 2019