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Lilies Trumpet Lilies African Queen Strain
Pyramidal heads with warm apricot or tawny orange funnel shaped flowers, lovely peach coloured opening buds.
Height: 120cm / 47"
Bulb Size: 18/20
Flowering Time: August
Primary Colour: Orange
Recommended For Showing: Yes
- Long Description
A beautifully scented strain of Lilies, the African Queen Strain was first introduced in 1958 and will bear up to six trumpet flowers on a single stem with narrow green leaves. Each flower stems from a yellowish bud, dark flushed with red. The flower itself could be described as a soft buttery orange with prominent ginger anthers. The African Queen strain will grow well in both sun or partial shade and should be planted approximately 20cm deep and 35-40cm apart.