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Lilium 'Souvenir'

Souvenir Lily

Lily

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A stunning dwarf oriental lily presenting large, intensely fragrant blooms that are deep purplish-pink, fading to pale pink; these beautiful flowers make a spectacular contrast in border plantings and are excellent in containers

Description

A stunning dwarf oriental lily presenting large, intensely fragrant blooms that are deep purplish-pink, fading to pale pink; these beautiful flowers make a spectacular contrast in border plantings and are excellent in containers

Landscape Attributes

Souvenir 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. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Souvenir Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Souvenir Lily will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity extending to 24 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. It tends to be leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and should be underplanted with lower-growing perennials. The flower stalks can be weak and so it may require staking in exposed sites or excessively rich soils. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches (24 inches with the flowers)

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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