Double-Flowering Lily 'Elodie' - BulbLilium asiaticum 'Elodie'
Lovely, charming and eye-catching
The charming, double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' is ideal for the border as well as in flower pots on the patio or decking. As this lily variety has no stamens it does not produce pollen, which makes it perfect for cutting for the home as there is no danger of staining clothes! Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' has a very compact growth with beautiful pink flowers.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreThe double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' bulbs should be planted with a depth of approximately 12-15 cm during the spring as long as there are no night frosts. They are ideal for either a spot with complete or partial sunshine sheltered from the wind. Prepare a large hole and plant the lily bulbs with the point facing upwards approximately 15 cm apart. Water well when finished planting. Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows well in loose, humus-rich soil. You can improve the soil by adding compost and cow manure pellets. Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' lily bulbs can remain in the same spot for several years.
The Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows well in a potDue to its strong flower stems, the Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' grows very well in flower pots and planters. You can fill the entire pot with these beautiful lilies. Space the bulbs approximately 10 cm apart from each other. Alternatively, you can create a special combination with some lily bulbs and the much lower growing aster (Callistephus).
Show moreFeed the Double-flowered 'Lily 'Elodie' with plant food mixed with water during the flowering period. Lilies can suffer from the lily beetle which is bright red in colour, the grubs are yellow. To prevent them from eating the leaves and other arterial parts of the lily, remove the beetles, eggs or grubs and destroy them. During winter, cover the Lily 'Elodie' bulbs with a layer of leaves to protect them from severe frost. 'Lily 'Elodie' grown in pots can be overwintered in a frost free area.
Lilies in the right spotThe Double-flowered Lily 'Elodie' loves to face the warm sun, but it is important to keep their 'feet' cool. For this to be achieved, plant low growing plants around the lilies to protect the soil. Don't place your pot of lilies in complete sunshine! Choose a sheltered spot with sufficient day time sun.
Show moreDid you know that the lily is a symbol of peace? There are 110 species of lilies and any of these varieties would look fantastic grown in groups in the garden. Lilies make great cut flowers; in fact, the delicious scent of flowers fills the living room in seconds. Definitely plant a group of lilies in your flower garden.
- Extra information
Latin name Lilium asiaticum 'Elodie' Delivery type Supplied as bulb or tuber Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee Color Pink Light preference full sun , partial sun Scented not scented Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period June - August Growing height 80 - 100 cm Planting distance 20 - 25 cm Planting depth 15 - 20 cm Circumference bulb 12 - 14 cm