Lilium 'Dimension'

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moist, acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Branching, near-black stems carry clusters of upward-facing, dark claret-coloured flowers from midsummer. An asiatic hybrid, the tepals that make up the trumpet-shaped flowers, become more re-curved as the flower ages.

    The RSPCA have reported that all parts of lilies can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit Rspca.org

  • Garden care: Lilies can be planted at any time from early autumn, to mid-spring. Planting in autumn often helps them settle in and become better established before they start to put on their new spring growth, but spring planting is a better option if your soil is heavy and wet during winter. Choose a sunny spot, preferably where the plant receives a little light shade at its base, and plant each bulb 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in a well-drained soil, enriched with well-rotted organic matter or leaf mould. Space them between 15 - 30cm intervals and provide support before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms promptly and cut the dead stems back to ground level at the end of autumn.



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        Hi I have grown Lilies for the 1st time this year. Can you advise me if they are annuals or bi-annuals? What do you do after flowering? Kind regards Robert
        Asked on 19/7/2009 by boblee

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          Hello Robert, These are bulbous perennials, so will carry on year after year. They will be starting to die back soon, but you should still be feeding with a high potash fertiliser now. Leave them where they are and make sure they are well watered - in winter you can cut this back a little - and they should come back again next year. I hope this helps. Helen

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