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Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily

Lilium 'Tiny Nugget'

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Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily (Lilium 'Tiny Nugget') at Gertens

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily flowers

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily flowers

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Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Dwarf Asiatic

Description:

This compact variety produces sunny yellow blooms with burgundy spots that form a ring; perfect for garden containers, massing or border plantings; they tend to have more blooms per stem than most lilys which will definitely make an impact in the garden

Ornamental Features

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily features bold yellow trumpet-shaped flowers with a burgundy ring 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.

Landscape Attributes

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic 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;

  • Insects
  • Disease

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Tiny® Nugget Asiatic Lily will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, 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. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

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.

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