Lily (Lilium) ‘Latvia’

Lily Latvia

Description: This plant belongs to the Asiatic hybrids. This lily has beautiful, bicoloured flowers. The variety ‘Latvia’ has shiny yellow flowers with brown spots in the middle. The throat is yellow-green, the anthers brown-orange. The flowers are 6-7. It reaches 110 cm height of growth. The leaves are dark green, narrow-lanceolate, shiny, about 17 cm long.
The flowers can also be cut. She looks best planted in groups. The heyday is July. The Asian lilies are completely hardy. Its flowers are odorless.

Care: The variety ‘Lativa’ is planted in the spring or August-October. The onions are planted in permeable, acidic, humus earth. The place bright, according to the motto: head in the sun and feet in the shade. The soil should be mulched with pine bark. It can be planted with plants that have a shallow root system. Planting depth is twice the size of onions. Every 3 years, the bulbs are dug up and transplanted. The withered flowers are removed.

Propagation: By division of the onions.

Diseases and pests: The pests include aphids, lily chickens, lily-of-the-valley chickens and snails. Sometimes the lilies are attacked by fungal diseases or gray mold.