Asiatic lilies are a beautiful flower that will look stunning in any garden. They are also a plant that can be grown from seed and bloom beautifully in your home or office. If you've never grown them before, there is plenty of information out there to help you get started. If you're an expert, then you know that they are very easy to grow and care for. There are even some plants that will produce an abundance of flowers.
How to Plant Asiatic Lilies
The Asiatic lily is a bulb plant, so its optimal planting time is in autumn, a few weeks before the first frost. Planting during this period gives the bulb time to establish a healthy root system before winter. Once it's time to plant Asiatic lily bulbs in your climate:
Planting Asiatic Lily
Plant these bulbs in the fall, a few weeks before winter sets in. This allows a good root system to develop. Asiatic lily bulbs need winter chills to produce large blooms. three times the height of the bulb, with the flat end down, then apply a light mulch to retain moisture. In spring, plant small annuals to provide shade around the lily bulbs.
Lilium flower Plant Care Fertilize your plantings for optimal blooms. If you follow the steps above, the organic matter in the soil will give your plants a great start. You can also top dress with a slow-release fertilizer or feed fish emulsion, worm castings, compost tea or nitrogen plant food in early spring.