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Lily Oriental Big News
Lily Oriental Big News
Lily Oriental Big News
Lily Oriental Big News

Lily Oriental Big News

A spectacular new Oriental Lily
  • Wonderfully elegant, huge pure white flowers up to 30cm across!
  • Incredible fragrance with a rich, heady perfume.
  • Show stopping and impossible to miss - putting on a fabulous display in beds, borders and pots.
  • Magnificent cut flowers – ideal for creating big, dramatic indoor arrangements.
  • Supplied as a pack of 20 bulbs, size 13/14, ready for planting, reaching over 1m in height.

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20 x Bulbs
Item: 650108
20 x Bulbs - Item: 650108
RRP £19.99
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Lilies are without doubt one of the most striking and beautiful summer flowers, and the new and highly desirable Oriental Lily, ‘Big News’ is no exception. Boasting huge, extravagant blooms that are the most flawless, purest white with an incredibly rich, heady perfume, this is truly magnificent!

The elegant, 20cm long white buds burst open into upward-facing, perfectly formed blooms that reach 30cm in diameter with gently arching, wavy petals. Stunning as cut flowers, making for bold, dramatic indoors displays, they also look fabulously decadent when grown in groups in large pots, and of course, they’re perfectly at home in your beds and borders. Wherever you plant ‘Big News’ it’ll be impossible to miss.

Planted in spring or autumn, they’ll return every year, bigger and better, and so easy to grow and care for, especially considering the amazing display that they give.

Supplied as a collection of 20 bulbs ready for immediate planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 650108 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 20 bulbs, size 13/14, ready for immediate planting.

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

  • Give lilies a good mulch to keep the root cool and keep well-watered when in full growth.

Care Information

  • Lily bulbs can be planted from autumn right through to the summer and are happy planted both straight into the ground or into containers.
  • We supply lots of different varieties so be sure to check the bag they come in for any specific planting instructions.
  • In general lilies are ever so easy to grow and with a sunny spot, frequent watering keeping soil moist (not wet) and a little high potassium fertilizer, you’ll get some fantastic displays.
  • Plant in sun or light shade, where they won’t be disturbed.
  • Dig a hole for each group at least 8in/20cm deep or 3 x the size of the bulb. Spread a 2in/5cm layer of grit all over the bottom to help drainage. Place your bulb onto the gravel and back-fill with soil.
  • Lilies prefer well-drained soil, so on heavy, clay soils which can be too wet, you can grow your lilies in pots, which can then be dropped into borders where you want flowers.
  • After the lily blooms, you can also remove just the flower. Do NOT remove leaves until they have died down and turned brown.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
110 cm
30 cm
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