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Lily 'King's Joy'

Lilium | Oriental Lily

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?

Flowering in less than 2 months from planting

Up to 10 dramatic red blooms per stem

Perfect for planting in borders or patio pots

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With their exotic looking blooms and dark, shiny foliage, Asiatic Lilies make a colourful addition to the garden. Lily 'King's Joy' is a majestic variety with stout stems that rarely require additional support. This makes them particularly easy to grow in borders and containers. They make fabulous cut flowers with multiple blooms per stem - perfect for a vibrant summer bouquet. Plant them in bold groups for the best effect. This dramatic variety is perfect for exotic borders and hot-coloured planting schemes. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 20cm (8"). Supplied as bulbs.

Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)

Hardy Bulb

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sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
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10 Bulbs (KB1580)
5 Bulbs (KB1579)

Choose a sheltered, sunny position in moist, free draining soil. Plant lily bulbs in autumn with the pointed end facing upwards at a depth of approximately 3 times their height and 15cm (6") apart. When growing lilies, make sure that they are planted deep enough as this will protect the bulb during particularly hot periods. Alternatively, try planting lily bulbs in large patio containers in loam based compost such as John Innes No.2.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Deadhead faded blooms at the base of the flower where they join the stem to prevent the development of seed pods. After flowering leave the stems intact until they begin to yellow in autumn. This will help to feed the bulb for the following year. For the same reason it is vital to leave a third of the stem intact when cutting Lilies for indoor arrangements. A mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost should be applied in autumn.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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