Dark Secret Asiatic Bulbs - This Asiatic Lily produces glossy bright green leaves with bold, black-red petals that possess a satiny shimmer.
This remarkable new variety has been incredibly popular overseas - a fantastic cutflower variety, flowering proudly on 70-90cm stems.
These wonderful free flowering Asiatics are among the easiest of Lilium bulbs to grow and give a rewarding display of colour every year. Excellent in the garden or in the vase and is great as a backdrop to lower flowering plants or shrubs. They will grow well in most areas of the garden but prefer a sunny well drained position.
Asiatic and Oriental lilies come in a range of spectacular colours, shapes, sizes and of course scents. Fantastic in pots, and one of the best cutflower varieties.
Asiatic lilies bloom first in early summer, not long after Paeonies start blooming. They are incredibly hardy providing they are grown in relatively free draining soils. Asiatic's are the shortest type of lily and come in a huge array of colours and shapes, from pastel to tropical.
Asiatic Lilies don’t have much of a fragrance, but they're perfect for adding a splash of colour to the garden.
Oriental lilies have that famously strong, heavenly fragrance. They are tall and stately. Usually Oriental Lilies grow slower than Asiatics, often blooming about the time when Asiatic lilies are beginning to fade (mid/late Summer)
For a full overview of how to plant Lilies visit our Gardeners Guide.