Two brown stools, decorated with multiple blue and brown fleur-de-lis, contrast the bright white railing. Blue plates hang vertically for a touch of country charm while a built-in white shelving unit serves as a unexpected spot for storage or decorations.
‘Snow Queen’ lily is an Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) hybrid that grows 24 to 36 inches tall. In the landscape, plant bulbs 18 to 24 inches apart. In a container, you can plant them closer to create a fragrant hedge of snowy blooms. Flowers typically appear in late spring to early summer.
Lily bulbs are fleshy and softer than traditional spring bulbs, like tulip or daffodil. Try to plant lily bulbs as soon as possible after purchasing because they’re prone to drying out. It’s safe to plant lily bulbs in fall or spring in all regions. Many gardeners wait and tuck potted Easter lilies into the garden after the spring holiday.
Easter lilies make fantastic cut flowers, infusing every bouquet with a rich floral perfume. This lily variety is ‘White Heaven,’ which growers 24 to 36 inches tall, forming long stems perfect for cutting and adding to bouquets. Flowers appear in early summer. The botanic name for Easter lily is Lilium longiflorum.
Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) is a popular spring potted plant, but it also makes a fantastic addition to a perennial border, white garden or cutting garden. Most Easter lily hybrids grow to 36 inches tall. Mature, healthy plants can open 12 to 15 flowers. This variety is 'White American.'
To enjoy gladiolus flowers for a longer growing season, practice staggered planting. Tuck individual corms into soil every 5 to 10 days. Be sure to leave space in your planting beds to accommodate subsequent plantings. The result will be non-stop glads all season long.
Easter lilies pair beautifully with roses, filling a garden with rich floral fragrance. Lily stems can be top heavy with those trumpet-shape flowers. Instead of using stakes to keep stems upright, consider planting them behind a neatly trimmed boxwood hedge for natural support. The botanic name for Easter lily is Lilium longiflorum. This variety is 'White Heaven.'
Pretty products to enhance your driveway include a small garden fence. The Emsco Victorian Fleur De Lis Garden Fence has a classic gate design, is made of rust-free resin and interlocks to curve around a driveway.