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'Thalita' - Double Oriental Lily Bulb
SCRATCH & DENT SALE - SAVE 50% OFF THE "EACH PRICE" ON PACKAGE OF 3 BULBS. Please see definition of Scratch & Dent below.
Flower Description: Dark rose to scarlet, depending on the area, this lily does tend to be the darkest of the double flowered Orientals. Cold, wet springs may lighten the red tint, changing its look completely. As with any of the double-flowered Oriental lilies, a more protected area, from hot sun or weather extremes, is best for the largest, and longest lasting flowers. Spicy fragrance. 3 to 4 Feet. Late July / Early August Flowering.
PLEASE NOTE: Price listed is for one (1) package of 3 bulbs. If you wish 6 bulbs, change shopping cart quantity to two (2), for 9 bulbs, change shopping cart quantity to three (3) etc.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this lily cultivar ranges from Premium-size» (16/18cm) to Exhibition-size» (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
Classification: Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb (USDA Zones 6-9, the colder climates of this range must provide winter mulching.)
Stock # 7118 - 'Thalita' - Double Flowered Oriental Lily
“Scratch & Dent” bulbs are those that are showing some spots of penicillin mold from storage (harmless to your bulbs) or have broken dormancy and have started to sprout. Typically we plant these bulbs back into our field in the spring but this year has been so wet, new ground for these bulbs is not plantable with the tractor mounted planter. Bulbs with penicillin mold spots need not be cleaned before planting as the mold dies once it is in the ground.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base