Category Archives: Bulbs

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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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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Up Close and Personal: Oriental Lily ‘Cherry Splash’

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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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Asiatic Lily ‘Night Flyer’ Endures

Asiatic lilies don’t tend to live very long in my yard. I’m happy if I get a couple of years out of them before the chipmunks dig up the bulbs or rabbits gnaw on the flower stems until the plants … Continue reading

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‘Red Alert’ is a Beacon

In its second year in my garden, LA hybrid lily ‘Red Alert’ is only getting better. The rich, dark-red blooms can’t be ignored: This lily grows 3 to 4 feet tall in sun or part-shade. The flowers start appearing in … Continue reading

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Double Dose: ‘Royal Sunset’ LA Lily

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A Bevy of Blooms: LA Lily ‘Kentucky’

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