Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'
Lily 'Montego Bay'

Lily 'Montego Bay'

Lily 'Montego Bay'

3 bulbs — £3.38

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Description

The colours of this lily’s flowers conjure up a mental image of sunset over the coastline of Lily 'Montego Bay', its Jamaican city namesake! A tall lily, at 140-155cm in height, it produces large and very fragrant trumpet blooms of salmon pink, with a blush of flame orange, and with yellow throats and burgundy red spots. Lily 'Montego Bay' is a good choice for borders and growing en masse. It looks its absolute best from mid- to late summer. Narrow, glossy green leaves remain the same colour throughout the season. The flowers are excellent for cutting, too.  

Lilium 'Montego Bay' is one of an exciting new class of Lilium, known as the oriental × trumpet lilies, often seen as orienpets. Their large blooms carry the perfume of the oriental lily, with the strong growth habit of the trumpet lily. They are all hardy, and highly suited to the British climate. Lilium 'Montego Bay' is best grown in a sheltered garden, or out of strong wind.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Lily 'Montego Bay'

  • Flower colour

    Salmon, pink, red, peach, yellow

  • Bulb size

    16/18

  • Established height

    1.2-1.5m

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    7 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Clay
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost
    Stony

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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