Category Archives: Bulbs

Double Dose: Orienpet Lily ‘Satisfaction’

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Orienpet Lily ‘Paraguay’

‘Paraguay’ is an impressive Orienpet lily that keeps getting better each year in my garden. ‘Paraguay” grows about 6 feet tall and the stalked are loaded with very large violet-pink flowers. I planted this cultivar with pure white Orienpet ‘Zambesi’, … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Time Zone’

One of the last Orienpet lilies to bloom for me each year is ‘Time Zone’: The flowers are lavender-pink with a fetching white star in the center. The color glows at dusk on stalks that grow about 4 feet tall. … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Yellow Mystery Lily

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Orienpet ‘Friso’ Reaches for the Sky

My ‘Friso’ (aka ‘Silk Road’) Orientpet lilies just keep getting taller every year. This summer they topped out at almost 12 feet. While many Orienpet cultivars don’t need any staking, this one does. Twelve feet with a candelabra of flowers … Continue reading

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Orienpet Lily ‘Amarossi’

I tried another new Orienpet lily this year called ‘Amarossi’. The blooms on this lily are ridiculously huge! ‘Amarossi’ grows 3 to 4 feet tall with very dark-pink, fragrant flowers that start appearing in mid-July. I love Orienpet lilies because … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: ‘Lavon’ Orienpet Lily

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Double Dose: ‘Kentucky’ LA Lily

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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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It’s War, Chipmunks!

The chipmunks have really crossed the line this time! Last year they dug up and ate just about every tulip bulb that I have planted in the last several years, and there were hundreds of them. In the spring even … Continue reading

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