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Tiger Edition Lily

Lilium 'Tiger Edition'

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Tiger Edition Lily (Lilium 'Tiger Edition') at Greenbloom Landscape Design

Tiger Edition Lily flowers

Tiger Edition Lily flowers

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Plant Height:  3 feet

Flower Height:  4 feet

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Asiatic Hybrid

Description:

A large and showy garden lily with wide, six petaled flowers on long straight stems; blooms are soft pink with dramatic red stripes, accented with freckles; these long lived perennials are a garden must

Ornamental Features

Tiger Edition Lily features bold shell pink trumpet-shaped flowers with red overtones and dark red spots at the ends of the stems from mid to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Tiger Edition Lily is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects
  • Disease

Tiger Edition Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Tiger Edition Lily will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity extending to 4 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. It tends to be leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and should be underplanted with lower-growing perennials. The flower stalks can be weak and so it may require staking in exposed sites or excessively rich soils. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by multiplication of the underground bulbs; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
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