Lily bulbs from B&D Lilies® are garden tested. Orienpet lily bulbs, Trumpet, Orientals and Asiatic lilies, when planted in spring, will bloom spectacularly this coming summer.

Lily bulb - L. martagon x 'Claude Shride'

'L. martagon x 'Claude Shride'
'L. martagon x 'Claude Shride'
Item# l4117
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Lily Bulb Description


Flower Description: Bred by Hugh and Ruth Cocker in the 1970’s, the appearance of ‘Claude Shride’s’ flowers are much awaited each summer in our gardens. Last offered 7 years ago, we are happy to again have sufficient numbers of this classic to make "Claude" available once again for your special garden site.

The dark red to mahogany colored flowers carry their color in the spots that peak through the deep golden orange color of the flower centers. As with all the martagons, butterflies love it. Claude Shride is one of those "golden oldies" (well mahogany) that is a must for every garden.

Martagon lilies are classic choices for old style gardens. Perfect for the edge of treed woodlots, but as with all bulbs in such areas, protect from tunneling moles, gophers, etc., using wire cages or raised planters with hardware cloth stapled to the bottom as a barrier.

More difficult to establish than our Asiatic, Trumpet or Oriental lilies, our Martagon lilies are guaranteed to be healthy and true-to-name, but not for failure to grow. May take an additional season before blooming and conditions need to be more exacting. Martagons pout when they are moved and need to settle back in to their new homes. Provide perfect drainage, rocky soil is fine, and don't over water the bulbs during summer while they are in dormancy. Bulbs resent transplanting and could rot during a cold, wet winter/spring or during the summer, if you add any moisture retentive materials to the soil around the bulb itself. Under no circumstances use peat for L. martagon or its hybrids, but leaf mold and/or compost as a top dressing in the fall is desirable.

Classification: Martagon Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 3-10, lows to -40° F.)

Stock #4117 - L. martagon x ‘Claude Shride' - Martagon Hybrid Lily Bulb


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