Trumpet – Golden Splendour (1-10 Bulbs)

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These Trumpet Lilies are simply outstanding. Their large waxy trumpets and tall stems make them a favourite in many gardens Easy to grow they can produce up to 15-20 flowers per stem when fully grown. Older bulbs have been known to grow 2m+ tall – a ‘collectors favourite’ – not to be missed.

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These Trumpet Lilies are simply outstanding. Their long skinny trumpets on tall stems boast 12 – 20cm blooms at 80+ cm high. Easy to grow they can produce up to 10-15 flowers per stem when fully grown. Golden Splendour has a lovely shade of red on the reverse of the petals. Also a relation to the famous Christmas Lilium ‘Regal’. They will grow well in most areas of the garden but prefer a sunny well drained position.
Plant lily bulbs 8-10cm deep, 15-20 cm apart, in well worked soil. If drainage is a problem, plant shallower and mound soil over the bulb. A good dressing of fertilizer is recommended each Spring. To prevent aphid and occasional fungi attacks, spray new growth every 2-3 weeks with a recommended fungicide/insecticide. These free flowering plants can be left undisturbed for years. For best results year after year feed with Bulb Food. Tip: snap off old flowers or seed pods to encourage healthy bulb growth.

Lilies in Containers:

Choose a container 15-20 cm in diameter and 20-25 cm deep, the size of the container really depends on the size of the bulb. 1-2 cm of gravel or broken pot should be placed in the bottom for drainage. Fill one third with good free draining soil mix, place the bulb in and fill at least 4-6 cm of soil over the top of the bulb. Keep adequately watered. Some varieties are particularly suited for pot culture and are magnificent in bloom especially when 3-5 bulbs are planted in a correspondingly large patio container.


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1 bulb, 3 bulbs, 10 bulbs