Double layers of candy pink petals give this Asiatic Lily a special elegance. A sprinkling of dark spots at the centre of each bloom adds to its charm. The flowers of Lily 'Elodie' are full-size, but the shorter height makes this variety a superb choice for small gardens or for growing in containers. The fully double blooms are pollen free making them perfect for adding to cut flower arrangements. Bulb size 12/14. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 20cm (8").
Feed and water Asiatic lily bulbs regularly throughout the growing season, keeping them moist at all times. Deadhead faded blooms at the base of the flower where they join the stem to prevent the development of seed pods. When cutting Asiatic lily flowers for indoor arrangements, it is important to leave a third of the stem intact in order to feed the bulb for the following year.
After flowering leave the stems intact until they begin to yellow in autumn. Reduce watering and move containers of lilies to a cool, frost free position over winter. Lilies grown in borders can be lifted, cleaned and stored for the winter, however in mild areas most lilies should survive outdoors provided that the soil is not too wet. A mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost should be applied in spring. Divide and repot container grown lilies into fresh compost every other year. Caution: All parts of lilies are toxic to cats.
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