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Black Gold Lily

Lilium 'Lion Heart'

Photo: Black Gold Lily

General description

EXCLUSIVE! These beautifully colored lilies are almost black in the middle with a yellow-tipped edge. Perfect for cut flowers but also a good choice for naturalizing areas and cottage gardens. Prefers well-drained soil but will tolerate heavier soil; mulch is beneficial to keep soil moist and cool. Plant 4-6" deep; lily bulbs develop roots along the stem just above the bulb. Leave bulbs in the ground for increased beauty in following years.

Plant requirements

Light: Full sun to partial shade
Height: 24-36"
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Size: Bulbs
Zones: 3-8

Maintenance

Don't remove leaves until they have died down in fall. They help provide nourishment to the bulb for next season's blooms. Faded flowers can be removed after blooming time.

Practical use

These beautiful coloured lilies are almost black in the middle and on the edges yellow tipped. When planted in part shade this lilies will grow 24-36" and are easy to grown. Can also be used for containers, borders and naturalising. And as every lily, this one will be an eyecather indoors in a vase

Properties

Height
1 - 90 cm
Color
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Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy