This is an inspirational and practical handbook celebrating one of the most popular and attractive garden plants. It features a full photographic directory of over 60 lilies, including Asiatic, Martagon, Candidum, American, Longiflorum, Trumpet, Aurelian and Oriental hybrids, as well as a range of beautiful species lilies. For each variety, full botanical information is provided on its history, growth, hue, height and suitability. It offers step-by-step photographic guidance on planting lilies, growing in containers, techniques for propagating and hybridizing, and how to deal with pests and diseases. It includes a handy buying guide, a calendar of care explaining what tasks need doing in each season, and a detailed list of recommended varieties to try. Renowned for their magnificent displays and powerful fragrance, lilies are the most regal of all summer bulbs. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781780192857• Author: Andrew Mikolajski• Publisher: South Water Books• Format: Paperback• Pag...