Oriental Lilies for 2013

Ooooooooh la lah!

I am late to the party but I got here all the same. In the last few years I’ve started lusting after lilies. Asiatics, Trumpet, Orientpet, the bigger, the better.  Here’s the latest from B&D Lilies. They arrived last week, and will be planted tomorrow. In Boise, with our hot hot hot tamale summers, the blooms last longest when the bulbs are planted on the north side of the house, with morning sun, and shade from about 2 pm on. The lilies I have in full sun do very well, but take a beating when the temps get up to 90+ and they go fast! Check these out.

Clockwise, from top left: Red Hot, Black Beauty, Scheherazade, and Red Velvet.