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Hi can i grow lilliums in Brisbane...thanks

Submitted: 08:22AM, 08 Sep 2017
Answer: Hi Mark,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Lilium bulbs are true lilies and prefer warm climates like that of Brisbane. It would be good to obtain fresh bulbs and plant then as soon as possible as they do not have a protective layer like most other bulbs (like onions or tulip).

They prefer and thrive in filtered sunlight, it does tolerate morning sun but certainly requires protection from afternoon sun. While preparing the soil adding some Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser would help improve the soil as well as provide nutrients to the bulbs for growth. When planting please ensure to place them about 8 to 10cm deep, and make sure the base of the bulbs are firmly touching the soil beneath before you cover them.

Hope this information is helpful, if you have further queries do let us know.

Kind regards,

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Answered: 10:07AM, 08 Sep 2017

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