July 26, 2019

Preparing Lilies for Skylands

My new lily and hosta garden is flourishing.

This past spring, I decided to create a more formal garden in front of my main greenhouse. My gardening team planted dozens of young hosta plants in a grid pattern, framing squares for a variety of all white lilies - about 25 in each, organized by height from back to front. The lilies came from Zabo Plant, a wholesale bulb supplier in The Netherlands. Some of the varieties planted include 'Severn', 'Saronno', 'Kayenta', 'Maxima', 'Crystal Blanca', 'Zambesi', 'Nova Zembla', 'Seine', 'Castellani', 'San Christina', 'Serena Madonna', and 'Roselily Angela'. Now, they’re blooming beautifully and ready to cut for several gorgeous and fragrant arrangements up at Skylands.

Enjoy these photos.