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Starlight Express® Oriental Carpet Border Lily™
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- Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Size: 16-18 cm bulb
- Zone: 3-8
- Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
- Height: 14 - 16 inches
- Soil Requirement: Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
- Planter Friendly
- SKU: 71157
- Availability: Out of Stock
For each offer ordered, get 10Starlight Express Oriental Carpet Border Lilies may be the loveliest, most luxuriant summer-blooming border flowers around. Sword-shaped green foliage peeks out from a profusion of beautifully formed pink-red flowers with crisp white edging and delicate yellow throats. With as many as 15 cup-shaped flowers on a single stem, these elegant, fragrant flowers really do create a carpet of colour and texture, one that starts blooming in midsummer and continues nearly until the advent of fall. Perennial Starlight Express Oriental carpet border lilies thrive in Zones 3 through 8 in full sun to part shade. Bulbs should be planted in spring or fall, about 6 inches deep and 9 to 12 inches apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Vigorous and hardy, these enchanting Oriental lilies (Lilium oriental) come back stronger and even more abundant in subsequent years. Perfect for walkways and low flower beds, these gorgeous rose coloured blooms are also unparalleled in defining patio edges and other landscape borders. They admirably front any number of taller lilies or other perennials in formal garden designs, and may even steal the show. Stunning in containers, they are an ideal choice for someone who wants a lot of colour and drama in a limited space. Grow an inviting blanket of vibrant colour with Starlight Express Oriental carpet border lilies.
- Botanical Name Lilium oriental 'Starlight Express®'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Mid to late summer
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Dark rose-red petals outlined in white
- Flower Form 7" fully upright, cup shaped flowers
- Foliage Type Linear, green leaves arranged in whorls or spirals up the stems.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 14 - 16 inches
- Spread 9 - 12 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 9 - 12" apart
- Soil Requirements Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
- Will Tolerate Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Don't remove leaves until they have died down in fall. They help provide nourishment to the bulb for next season's blooms.
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2019 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/12/19 - 11/1/19|
|7B-13B||8/19/19 - 11/11/19|
|Last Order Date||11/15/2019|
|ZONES||Fall Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-7AB||8/12/19 - 12/9/19|
|8AB-13AB||8/26/19 - 12/9/19|
|Last Order Date||12/13/2019|
|1AB-13B||9/9/19 - 10/28/19|
|Last Order Date||11/1/2019|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/17/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/17/19|
|6A - 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/17/19|
|Last Order Date||6/17/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
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|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|