Category Archives: Orienpet Lilies

Take a ‘Honeymoon’!

Despite all the rain we had in June and July, lily season was spectacular this year. I had to stake up some of my lilies more than other years because soft soil and continuous pounding rain caused many of them … Continue reading

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My Favorite Orienpet Lily

When my ‘Belladonna’ (which means “beautiful lady”) Orienpet lilies start blooming in mid-July I barely get anything done because I’m too busy snapping photos of those gorgeous yellow flowers. Unlike some of my other Orienpet lilies which can get as … Continue reading

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‘Zambesi’ Love

While I don’t particularly like white flowers, Orienpet lily ‘Zambesi’ has really stolen my heart: Save Save

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Orienpet Lily ‘Zambesi’

‘Zambesi’ is a stunning pure-white Orienpet lily with a dreamy fragrance. The sturdy flower stalks grow 3 to 5 feet tall in sun or part-shade. I love this lily because the flowers are huge, and this cultivar blends fantastically in … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Satisfaction’

My Orienpet ‘Satisfaction’ lillies have been blooming happily every summer for almost 10 years now. I’ve never had bulbs survive that long in my flowerbeds (which can oftentimes be blamed on rodents—not the bulbs themselves). The first year they bloomed … Continue reading

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‘Conca d’ Or’ Orienpet Lily

‘Conca d’ Or’ is a fun Orienpet lily with cream and lemon-yellow outfacing and upfacing flowers. This lily is happy growing in sun or part-shade. My bulbs thrive with just early morning and late-afternoon sun. This sturdy cross between and … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Sensi’

Orienpet Lily ‘Sensi’ has huge, fragrant flowers. This cross between and Oriental lily and a Trumpet lily grows 3 to 4 feet tall in full sun or part-shade. Like other Orienpets, the plants get taller and stronger every year. I … Continue reading

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Orienpet ‘Julie Fowlis’

The flowers of some Orienpet lilies change over the years as the plants mature. Last summer was the first time I grew ‘Julie Fowlis’ (named for a famous Scottish folk singer). The flowers were a bit smaller and darker than … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Porcelain Doll’

Orienpet lily ‘Porcelain Doll’ flowers are supposed to have a pink blush on their petals, but in their first year growing in my flowerbed the petals were a lovely light, honey-yellow. ‘Porcelain Doll’ grows 3 to 4 feet in sun … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Flashpoint’

Orienpet lilies are such a joy to grow because each year they get bigger and sturdier and the display gets more and more impressive. ‘Flashpoint’ has dark, pinkish-red flowers with white edges, and those huge flowers are out-facing so you … Continue reading

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