Tiny Skyline Lily flowers
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Plant Height: 10 inches
Flower Height: 15 inches
Spacing: 10 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4
Group/Class: Dwarf Asiatic
This lovely variety produces unusually large bright orange blooms with a copper hue; an excellent choice for containers, or massed in borders; allow to die back in fall before clearing and divide every 3-4 years
Tiny Skyline Lily features bold orange trumpet-shaped flowers with coppery-bronze streaks at the ends of the stems in early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Tiny Skyline 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. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Tiny Skyline Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Tiny Skyline Lily will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity extending to 15 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 10 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by multiplication of the underground bulbs; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.