Tiny Nugget Lily
Lilium 'Tiny Nugget'
Tiny Nugget Lily flowers
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Height: 18 inches
Spacing: 10 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Dwarf Asiatic
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
Tiny Nugget 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 colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Tiny Nugget 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;
Tiny Nugget Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Tiny Nugget 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.
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.