Garden Making issue No. 27 for fall 2016 celebrates spring-blooming bulbs, how to choose, plant and care for them. Also: double tulips, lilies, birds, more.
The 51st Annual Ontario Regional Lily Society Flower Show will be held July 16-17 in the Robert and Camilla Dalglish Atrium of the Royal Botanical Garden.
Claire in London says her trout lilies (Erythronium americanum) grow and spread happily. The foliage is healthy, but the lilies never bloom.
When Jodi DeLong walks in her garden, she breathes in the scents – layers of fragrance from petite sprigs of lavender to huge blooms of angels’ trumpet.
The flowers resemble butterflies in flight, says Judith Adam about Martagon lilies. Their appeal includes tall skinny stems and speckled petals.
These double Oriental lilies grown from hardy bulbs are all the more beautiful with additional petals, and still look like themselves. And they’re fragrant.