Trumpet Lily African Queen

Trumpet Lily African Queen

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$14.95 $13.95 for 3 very large bulbs

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The scoop on Trumpet Lily African Queen

Introduced 60+ years ago and still savored in home gardens across the US, and popular in Europe, trumpet lily African Queen blooms a warm apricot melon shade, with currant brushed buds and petal exteriors. This trumpet lily is heat tolerant, the flower color is non-fading and the plants are winter hardy to chilly zone 4. Exceptionally beautiful and resilient; an admirable combination.

Why Grow Trumpet Lilies?

  • Trumpet lilies produce clusters of 12-18 blooms on 4 to 7 foot stalks
  • This lily blooms mid to late summer with an intoxicating fragrance, most intense in the evening
  • Lilies are outstanding fresh cut flowers and this trumpet is among the best

Trumpet lilies are tough, easy to grow and not fussy about soil as long as it's well drained. African Queen is a winner of the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit, bestowed upon plants that have proven to be reliable in home garden settings.

Botanical Name: Lilium African Queen
Common Name: Trumpet Lily African Queen
Growing Zones: Zones 4-8
Sun/Shade: Full sun to 3/4 day sun
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Apricot melon blooms with current exteriors
Height: 48-84"
Plant/Bulb Size: 16/18+ cm in circumference
Bloom Timing: Mid Summer
Pkg. Count: 3 very large bulbs