Wild Lily (Lilium Davidii willmottiae) 20 seeds (#1261)
Most favorite of the Lilium davidii group, 'willmottiae' variety has even more elegant flower with graceful arching stems.
Originating from China. Here it is often cultivated for its sweet edible bulbs.
Grows up to 1-1,20 m tall and bear long narrow thick textured leaves.
Large orange flowers liberally speckled with dark maroon spots blooms from July to August on long slender stalks.
Easily grown in a humus rich soils in sun or light shaded locations. Support can be needed if the flowering is heavy.
Cold hardy, in zones below 5, winter mulching required.
Genus - Lilium
Species - Davidii
Variety - willmottiae
Common name - Wild Lily
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 10
Height - 1,20 m
Plant type - Perennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Humus rich
Water requirements - Average water
Landscape uses - Decorative for borders, mixed flower gardens
Bloom season - July - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Orange with dark spots
Sow seeds from February to May inside in pots or immediately after the last frost directly into the ground.
Sow a few mm deep into the moist soil.
Keep at min. +15C.
Germination time - 3-4 weeks.