Tree Lily Mussasi (season: Aug-Sep)
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Dramatic displays of deep magenta. These Lilies can grow up to 2m height in a couple years, producing large blooms on tall sturdy stems. Truly magnificent backdrop for any garden!
How To Grow
Tree Lilies (also called ‘Orienpet’ or ‘OT Lilies’) are relatively new additions to the lily world, produced after years of efforts to combine the sublime beauty of the Oriental Lilies with the more garden persistent, heat tolerant and colourful Trumpet and Aurelian hybrids. So the OT stands for Oriental Trumpet for the parents these lilies are hybridized from. They are often called Tree Lilies or King Lilies as they can reach a majestic height of 200cm in a couple years, carrying 12 massive blooms on each sturdy stem. The blooms have more of a trumpet shape than Oriental lilies, but are highly perfumed, just like their Oriental parents.
When To Plant
Winter / early Spring
Our bulbs are seasonally available at leading garden retailers nationwide. Spring flowering varieties are in peak season February to June, and Summer flowering varieties and produce from June to September. Please contact your nearest garden retailer for availability.
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