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    Robert Swanson

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold out for season 2024
    📦 Quantity per Package: 2 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 7-9'
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jun - Aug
    🌱 Bulb Size: 16/18
    Planting Distance: 6"
    Planting Depth: 6"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 2-4
    Robert Swanson

    About Robert Swanson

    Introduce your garden to the stunning Lily bulb Robert Swanson. This beautiful, easy-to-grow bulb will add a touch of elegance to any garden, patio or balcony. 

    • Large, yellow flowers with a red center and curved petals
    • A crossing of Oriental and Trumpet Lilies
    • Can reach up to 7-9 ft. tall
    • Produces approximately 25 flowers with a sweet fragrance
    • Blooms in late summer
    • Perfect for cut flowers
    • Easy to grow and care for

    How to care for Robert Swanson

    • To plant your Lily bulb Robert Swanson, simply dig a hole 6-8 inches deep and 4-6 inches wide. 
    • Place the bulb in the hole with the pointy end facing up and cover it with soil. 
    • Water well and keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. 
    • Lily bulb Robert Swanson prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. 
    • Keep an eye out for any pests or diseases. 
    • Deadhead spent flowers to promote re-blooming. 
    • Fertilize the plant every 2-4 weeks during the growing season

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Robert Swanson lily bulbs should be planted in a location that receives full to partial sun, with well-drained soil. The soil pH should be slightly acidic, with a range between 5.5 and 6.5. It is important to ensure that the planting site is not too wet or too dry, as this can affect the growth and health of the bulbs.

    It is a good idea to plant Robert Swanson in the back of your border because the lilies can grow very tall. When planting, the bulbs should be placed approximately 6 inches deep and spaced about 12 inches apart.

    To plant Robert Swanson lilies, choose a location with well-draining soil and partial to full sun. Dig a hole that is three times the height of the bulb and place the bulb in the hole with the pointed end facing up. Cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly. Space bulbs 6-8 inches apart.

    Water regularly, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize once a month with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season. Mulch around the bulbs to retain moisture and suppress weeds. In the fall, after the foliage dies back, cut it down to ground level.

    Robert Swanson lilies prefer a partially shaded to fully shaded location (preferably with 6 - 8 hours of sunlight) with well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. They thrive in moist soil but can tolerate periods of dryness.

    Plant bulbs in the fall or early spring, about 6-8 inches deep and spaced 8-10 inches apart. Water regularly but do not allow the soil to become waterlogged. Apply a balanced fertilizer once or twice during the growing season. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage more flowers. In colder climates, cover bulbs with mulch for winter protection.

    The growth rate of Robert Swanson lilies varies depending on the growing conditions, planting month, and climate. In general, lilies grow at a moderate pace, typically producing one to six stems per bulb each year. If you plant Robert Swanson in spring, you’ll have blooms in the summer, but they will grow bigger every year.

    Most Robert Swanson lilies take two to three years to reach full maturity and bloom. The growing season is typically in the spring and summer, with growth slowing or stopping in the fall and winter. With proper care and growing conditions, lilies can grow quickly and produce beautiful blooms in a relatively short period of time.

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