Lovely lilliums

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Lovely lilliums

Postby Luzy » Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:16 pm

These were from just before Christmas - such amazing flowers. First is Oriental Lillium Georgette (though I called her 'Squashed Bananas' - a term of endearment...) The rosemary helped hold her up and gave her a bit of shade - now the cucumbers are growing over the remnant foliage :roll:

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And these are second year mixed Asiastics - the yellows in particular really took off...

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Postby The Estate » Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:21 pm

Oh I do like the cream ones Luzy, smell good do they ?might have to invest in some of those :oops:
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Postby Luzy » Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:33 pm

Thanks for reminding me, Thee! I meant to add - for Pam's reference - that they had a very pleasant, light smell, with just a touch of frangipani to it. I'm sure that Pam won't believe me...

And they were gorgeous - really big flowers. :D
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Postby charlie_bruno » Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:57 pm

I love those squashed bananas, I love white lillies but none of mine come up this year :cry:
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Postby The Estate » Sat Feb 17, 2007 6:06 pm

Sounds like they may have gone to GOD :evil: :cry:
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Postby charlie_bruno » Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:25 pm

I've had a lot of that this year!
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Postby enrico » Sun Feb 18, 2007 2:14 pm

Aren`t the yellows stunning :D :D
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Postby Lin » Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:18 pm

I love the bright clear colours of the asiatics - that yellow is very nice :D
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Postby Spider Lily » Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:57 am

Both lilliums look great Luzy! So many blooms AND buds, especially on the yellow one!
I really need to put in more effort with my lilliums this year and transplant into the ground instead of pots I think!
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Postby The Estate » Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:05 am

Same here SL :oops:
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Postby Luzy » Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:28 pm

They do seem to like being in the same spot, Spider Lily - those yellow ones were so much bigger and with more flowers than last year. I must remember to fertilise them again, too...
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Postby abwal » Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:15 pm

Beautiful, Luzy. I believe they will grow quite well here but I have no luck with them.
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Postby Spider Lily » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:37 pm

Abwal, as much as I love them I have a feeling that lilliums are going to be a plant that I will have no luck with. I will persist for a couple of seasons though (yn)
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Postby The Estate » Fri Feb 23, 2007 5:17 pm

Nope I still like the cream one :roll:
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