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Border Lilies Starlight Express

Border Lilies Starlight Express

Border Lilies Starlight Express features dark rose-red blooms edged in white. These shorter growing Oriental lilies add beautiful color and fragrance to gardens, sunny patios and cut-floral displays. Border Lilies were specially developed to add bold color and that classic lily look to border gardens, walkway beds and pots. Boasting lush, full-sized flowers atop shorter than average stems, these unique perennials provide a gorgeous pop of color wherever they are planted. Blooming later in the season than most other lilies, these exotic beauties are truly spectacular in color and flower size. Cold-hardy perennials, lilies come back year after year.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 16 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time Juli - August (Mid to late summer)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship As14-16 CM Bulb
  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower
  • Container Friendly
  • Attracts Pollinators

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Botanical Name: Lilium oriental 'Pimento'

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name:

    Lilium oriental 'Pimento'
  • Ship As:

    Bulb
  • Size:

    14-16 CM
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color:

    Red, Pink
  • Flower Form:

    Outward facing flowers
  • Foliage Type:

    Linear, glossy green leaves arranged in whorls or spirals up erect stems.
  • Mature Spread:

    12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 18 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    4" deep and 12 - 14" apart
  • Soil Moisture:

    Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Don't remove leaves until they have died down in fall. They help provide nourishment to the bulb for next season's blooms.
  • Winter Care:

    Provide a layer of mulch for winter protection. Remove in early spring.
  • Planting Depth:

    4" deep
  • Watering Requirements:

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A-4B May 1, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5A April 10, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5B March 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6A March 13, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6B February 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7A February 23, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7B February 20, 2023 May 29, 2023
    8A February 16, 2023 May 8, 2023
    8B February 13, 2023 May 8, 2023
    9A-10B February 6, 2023 May 8, 2023

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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