Lilium: maintenance tips

A bulbous perennial whose large, colourful trumpet-shaped flowers can be cut to make bouquets.

Maintenance tips: LilyMaintenance tips: Lily

Common name: Lily


Prefers sun or partial shade.


Water at the time of planting.


Plant in rich, well-drained soil that remains cool. Can also be planted in pots or containers in potting soil for flowers and flowerbeds.


Add compost to soil each spring. Fertilize with a granular perennial fertilizer.

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