How To Grow And Care For Asiatic Lily—From Beginner To Expert

by Sadabahar Greens Pvt. Ltd.

The Asiatic lily is one of the most beautiful flowers to grow in your home. They are easy to grow, require very little maintenance, and will produce beautiful flowers for years to come. Asiatic lilies are also known as daylilies and are native to China and Japan. They grow into a large clump of rosettes with long, arching stems and leaves that are dark green with white veins. They also have large pink or white flowers that produce a sweet fragrance when they bloom. Asiatic lilies can be grown indoors as well as outdoors.


The Asiatic lily bulbs plant is a great addition to any garden. It has small, fleshy leaves and flowers that are usually white. This plant likes moist soil, so it's a great plant for a pot or planter. It is also a good plant indoors. Asiatic lilies are easy to grow and require little care. However, the plant does need to be watered regularly, and the soil should be kept moist.


Asiatic need 1 to 2 inches of water per week. Lilies may require additional water in hot and dry climates to keep the root zone moist. (A drip hose is a great option.) The soil should stay moist but not soggy.

Digging Holes:

Before planting, dig at least eight-inch holes in each area where you want to plant the bulb. The depth of the hole depends on the bulb. For most Asiatic lilies, bury the plant in a hole three times the length of the bulb. When planting indoors, you don't have to bury your bulbs deeply in the ground. Just make a hole that will allow you to half-bury your bulb.


For the best colorful flowers, fertilize your lilies with a 5-10-10 or 10-10-10 fertilizer in the spring when the first buds appear. Many gardeners recommend fertilizing Asiatic lilies every six weeks during the growing season for optimal plant health. You can also apply a single application of slow-release fertilizer.

Prune Carefully 

oriental lily flower Lilies can benefit from careful pruning. Since they only bloom once per season, you can remove spent flowers from the stems (called "deadheading") to prevent the plant from diverting its energy to producing seeds. Avoid removing lily plant leaves because they absorb sunlight and provide nutrients to the plant.

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