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Commander in Chief Lily

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3 for $7.49
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$9.99
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3 for $7.49
  • flowering dateMid summer
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as12-14 CM BULB
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade

This Asiatic lily produces an abundance of large, 6-8" blooms of shimmering, scarlet-red atop 3-4' tall plants. This stunner grows almost anywhere in zones 3 to 9 in full sun to partial shade. You'll adore these blooms, but deer won't—they tend to avoid it.

Product Details

  • botanical nameLilium 'Commander in Chief' (Asiatic)
  • flowering dateMid summer
  • flower colorRed
  • flower formLarge upright facing flared flowers in bold terminal panicles
  • foliage typeDark green, lance shaped, 3" - 4" long, 1/2" - 3/4" wide
  • growth rateModerate once established. It takes 6 - 8 weeks for a good root system to develop
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • planting instructionsPlant with 4" of soil above the bulb. Plant in fall or very early spring. Plants should be spaced 12'' apart.
  • pruningCut back spent flower stems by 1/3 After flowering. Remove flowers as they fade.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship as12-14 CM BULB
  • soil requirementwell drained is important.
  • spacing10 - 12 inches
  • spread15 - 18 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAverage, medium moisture needed. Do not allow soil to dry out but do not overwater.
  • winter careIf fall planted, mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
5A 4/18/24 - 6/7/24
5B 3/25/24 - 6/7/24
6A 3/11/24 - 6/7/24
6B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
7A 2/22/24 - 6/7/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7A: 6/3/24
Zones 7B - 10B: 5/6/24

    Commander in Chief Lily
    Commander in Chief Lily