Lily or Lílium is an ornamental and beautifully flowering plant from the Liliaceae family or Liliaceae. You can plant lilies both in spring and autumn. In the suburbs and neighboring regions, it is best to land from September 15 to October 15.
The immediate continuation of the onion of the bulb is represented by the stem part, which is foliate, simple or slightly branched in the upper part.
Leaves are arranged spiral. In the corner part of the last grassroots leaves, gradually growing buds are formed, which turn into bulbs, providing all subsequent flowering.
To know in which month this or that variety of this flowering decorative culture should be planted, it is necessary to correctly determine the variety and find out the main varietal features - the time and duration of flowering, as well as winter hardiness and drought resistance.
On the territory of Russia, about sixteen species of lily are grown, among which:
The weather and soil conditions of the Moscow region are quite well suited for growing lilies, which bloom here for almost the entire summer season. For a short summer summer season near Moscow with dry air and a relatively harsh winter period, a variety of Asian hybrids are most suitable, the flowers of which, depending on the variety, can be of different sizes and colors.
|Grade name||Latin name||Plant height||Flower description|
|Montreux||"Montrex"||No more than 90 cm||Large, 12-14 cm in diameter, pointing up, with light pink petals and a purple tint|
|Bigfoot||"Yeti"||Up to a meter||Large petal variety with light yellow flowers and a green tint on the outside of the petals|
|Aelita||"Aelita"||90-110 cm||Flowers of 8-15 light yellow, upward-pointing petals, 15 cm in diameter, bloom since mid-summer|
|"Lady Jane"||"Lady Jane"||1.2-1.5 m||The flowers consist of ten petals of delicate lilac staining.|
|"Lova Rose"||"Lowa Rose"||1.1-1.3 m||Hybrid form of tiger lily with pink flowers|
|Sweet Sarender||"Sweet Surrender"||No more than 1,1 m||Medium-sized flowers, cream stained with a yellowish tinge on the petals|
|White Twinkle||"White Twinkle"||No more than 1,1 m||A multi-flowered hybrid that forms creamy flowers with purple spots on the petals|
|"Pearl Jennifer"||"Pearl Jennifer"||No more than 1,1 m||Yellow-flowered lily with pronounced brown spots on the petals|
|"Pearl Justin"||"Pearl Justine"||60-80 cm||The hybrid form of yellow tiger lily|
|"Red Velveteen"||Red velvet||No more than 1,1 m||Hybrid tiger lily with bright burgundy flowers and pronounced black spots on the petals|
Asian hybrids are characterized by all the characteristics of perennialscultivated in a temperate continental climate. In the winter dormant period, the aboveground part dies, and the bulbs and roots easily overwinter under the snow layer. Asiatic lilies can be planted in the open ground in spring or autumn, planting socks are limited to the autumn period. Tiger lilies, as well as other hybrids and varieties that bloom in the autumn, are best planted in March.
In the same period, transplantation and transplanting of already grown plants is carried out. To plant a garden lily correctly, it is recommended to adhere to the following technology:
It is advisable to mulch the plantings with sawdust or a layer of peat. PWhen planting, the depth of planting material and the distance between the planting holes shown in the table should be adhered to.
|Varietal Features||Depth of large planting material in cm||Depth of small planting material in cm||Optimum distance between plants in cm|
|Low varieties and hybrid forms||10-12||7-8||15-20|
|Mid-sized hybrids and varieties||12-15||10||20-25|
Important to remember, that with a deeper planting, the lily blooms a little later, but the formation of children on the bulb is more active.
Lily care is not difficult, but it is important to take into account some of the nuances caused by the botanical features of this flower culture:
In the autumn, it is advisable to cut the flower stalks at a height of 10-12 cm from the soil surface. If necessary, autumn mulching or sheltering of flower plantings for the winter with spruce branches and garden sheeting is carried out. With proper care, the lily in the garden plot near Moscow will delight the gardener with health and abundant flowering.