Elena is a fantastic rose lily that is sometimes listed as roselily. Either way, the huge, fully double flowers of Rose Lily Elena sumptuous and fragrant and up to 20cm (8″) across, with three to five flowers on each plant. The stems grow very upright with alternating leaves to a height of 90cm (36″), and that gives them a nearly architectural splendor in the flower garden. The flowers are rich in nectar to feed pollinators and hummingbirds, but lack pollen, so they make outstanding cut flowers, with no mess to clean up afterwards.
Mulch your lilies at the end of the season, and enjoy them as perennials hardy to Zone 3.