Lavender Mountain Lilly bulbs? - Knowledgebase Question

Reynoldsburg, Oh
Question by Horseown4
April 5, 2010
I have a several boxes of Lavender Mountain Lilly bulbs and have little to no info on them - Can you help? When to plant? When do they bloom? Are they hardy? Will they come back next year...etc Thanks So Much Pamela


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Answer from NGA
April 5, 2010

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Ixiolirion tataricum is the botanical name of your Lavender Mountain Lily bulbs. Plant them in lean soil, in full sunshine after your last frost of the season. They thrive in the heat so don't be in a hurry to plant them just yet! Plant the bulbs three inches deep and 2-3 inches apart. They are hardy perennial bulbs so once you plant them, they should return year after year, blooming in the early summer. Enjoy!

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