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Skyscraper Lily Salterello
Skyscraper Lily Salterello

Skyscraper Lily 'Salterello'

Heady fragrance, multiple blooms and 6ft stems!
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
  • These incredible Skyscraper Lilies grow so tall they look like trees.
  • Formed as a consequence of hybridisation between oriental and trumpet strains of lily.
  • Every flower carries a wonderful heady perfume and up to 20 individual blooms.
  • Grow all 5 in large pots about 15cm apart, or in groups in garden borders.
  • Winter hardy, they will last for many years. Supplied as a pack of 5 bulbs.
'Saltarello ' - 5 Bulbs - Item: 630324
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Product Description

This collection comprises of five top-size bulbs of the colourful bold and bright orange/yellow 'Saltarello' - a premium variety widely used by commercial lily growers in Holland.

These incredible Skyscraper Lilies grow so tall they look like trees. In their first year they will reach up to 1.2m (5ft) tall, but in future years, once they are fully established, they will get even taller up to 6 or even 7 feet tall eventually. They really do reach for the Sky.

These large-flowered beauties came about as a consequence of hybridisation between oriental and trumpet strains of lily hence the marriage of both species' characteristics. Every flower carries a wonderful heady perfume and each individual stem may carry well over 20 blooms, which can measure well over 15cm (6in) across.

Grow all five in large pots about 15cm apart, or in groups in garden borders. They have very strong stems, so should not need support. Cut them for long-lasting displays in a vase, or leave them to marvel at in your garden. Allow the plants to die down naturally after flowering, and they will build up reserves for even bigger and better displays the following year. Fully Winter hardy, they will last for many years.

Supplied as 5 x bulbs, size 14/16, ready to plant out January-May

What Is Supplied

Item 630324 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 5 bulbs, size 14/16, ready to plant out in January-May. Flowers from June until September. Height approx. 1.5m (5ft). Plant 10cm deep and 15cm apart.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Once they have flowered your lilies will not bloom again until the following year, so be sure to plant them with other plants that look great later in the season.
Remove the faded flowers so that the plants donít waste energy making seeds.

Care Guide

  • As these lilies can grow so tall, staking them against the wind - stout bamboo canes are ideal as they blend in with the stems.
  • Keep an eye out for lily beetles which can quickly defoliate your plants.
  • Plant in fertile, moist and well-drained soil - a layer of horticultural grit in the planting hole will help drainage.
  • Plant bulbs where the plants will benefit from light afternoon shade.
  • Mulch over winter to protect the bulbs from extreme cold , or if your ground lays wet, you may want to consider lifting and storing the bulbs.
  • Keep well-watered when in growth and give a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
  • Leave the foliage until it turns brown in autumn.
  • Divide plants every 3 to 4 years as new growth begins in the spring.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
180cm
30cm
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Skyscraper Lily 'Salterello'
Skyscraper Lily 'Salterello'
'Saltarello ' - 5 Bulbs
Item: 630324
RRP £7.99
Deal Price £2.99
Save: £5.00 - 62%
Currently Unavailable