Strawberries And Cream Lily
Lilium 'Strawberries And Cream'
Strawberries And Cream Lily flowers
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Height: 3 feet
Spacing: 18 inches
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Other Names: Strawberry Cream Lily
Group/Class: Asiatic Hybrid
A spectacular Asiatic lily that produces lovely large,upright, cream blooms with a glowing strawberry red ring, quite showy as a garden focal point; this variety is perfect in border planting and is especially good for containers
Strawberries And Cream Lily features bold creamy white trumpet-shaped flowers with a crimson ring at the ends of the stems in early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Strawberries And Cream Lily is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.
This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Strawberries And Cream Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Strawberries And Cream Lily will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by multiplication of the underground bulbs; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.