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Great Companion Plants for Asiatic Hybrid Lilies

Asiatic Hybrid Lilies, Asiatic Lilies, Companion Planting


Asiatic Lilies make perfect partners with other plants and help create strikingly beautiful combinations in the garden. Since they appreciate some shade around their roots while keeping their foliage and ravishing blossoms in the air and sunshine, they welcome the company of neighboring plants such as annuals, perennials, bulbs, grasses or shrubs. However, a few rules need to be respected to ensure your Lilies will thrive.

Highly popular, Asiatic hybrid Lilies are among the earliest to bloom in early-mid summer, and the easiest to grow. They enjoy a long blooming season (up to 1 month) and offer a wide array of colors, from the softest pastels to fiery reds and oranges that practically ignite when the sun shines on them. Some of them feature rich plum-colored brushmarks, attractive speckles which can be accented with dark-leaved companion plants.

Planted in spring or fall, they thrive in full sun to part shade locations and are not fussy about soils, provided they are fertile and well-drained. Good moisture is required and dry soils should be avoided.

Asiatic hybrid Lilies are derived from the following species and interspecific hybrids: amabile, bulbiferum, callosum, cernuum, concolor, dauricum, davidii, L. × hollandicum, lancifolium (syn. tigrinum), lankongense, leichtlinii, L. × maculatum, pumilum, L. × scottiae, wardii and wilsonii.

If you are looking for a list of favorite Asiatic Lilies, you may want to click here.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 7
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Lilium - Lilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 7
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Lilium - Lilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
Compare All Lilium - Lilies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lilium - Lilies Guides with Lilium - Lilies

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