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Buzzer Lily

Lilium 'Buzzer'

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Buzzer Lily (Lilium 'Buzzer') at Vandermeer Nursery

Buzzer Lily flowers

Buzzer Lily flowers

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Plant Height:  12 inches

Flower Height:  16 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Asiatic Hybrid

Description:

An impressive Asiatic lily that produces lovely large,upright, rose-red blooms, quite showy as a garden focal point; this variety is perfect in border planting and is especially good for containers

Ornamental Features

Buzzer Lily features bold rose trumpet-shaped flowers with red overtones and white throats at the ends of the stems in early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Buzzer 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

Buzzer Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Buzzer Lily will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 16 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.

 
 
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