Lily (Lilium 'Shocking') in the Lilies Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Lily
Give a thumbs up Oriental/Trumpet Lily
Give a thumbs up OT Hybrid
Give a thumbs up Orienpet Lily

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 4 - 4.5 feet
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: greenish yellow, red
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Species lilies will come true from seed; cultivars and hybrids will not.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Other: Scale bulblet propagation

Image

Photo gallery:
Date: 2014-07-04
By Claudia
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Cem9165
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
Give a thumbs up
Image
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Location: Full sun gardenDate: Jul 8, 2010 9:24 AMLily Shocking with Torch lily
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Location: Sun garden Z6Date: 2010-07-07Just elegant and multiplies quickly. Tallest was season 3 when it
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Cem9165
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2008-0716Gorgeous, multiple blooms.
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2012-0701
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2012-07-07This years plants are half as tall as the second year when they a
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2012-0701
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2012-0701
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image

Comments:
Posted by Ispahan (Chicago - Zone 6a) on Jun 30, 2012 10:25 PM

This Dutch-bred OT has a great amount of garden oomph with lovely, soft buff-yellow blooms with red centers and an enjoyable, sweet fragrance that intensifies at night. My first year stems are 3.5 feet tall with 3-6 buds per stem. A very pretty lily that seems to handle heat and sun very well.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Lilies 2019 by gwhizz Jul 15, 2019 12:15 PM 342
Lilies in Bloom 2015 by pardalinum Dec 10, 2015 9:22 AM 854
Lilies in Bloom 2014 by lovemyhouse Oct 19, 2014 6:16 AM 922
Anyone interested in doing a bulb trade? Mostly US? by Joebass Oct 20, 2014 8:35 PM 18
A couple NOIDs by Joebass Apr 24, 2014 9:13 PM 6
Just lilies by pixie62560 Jul 29, 2013 8:31 AM 8
2013 OT Lilies by magnolialover Aug 3, 2013 5:18 PM 191
Is this the dreaded lily virus? by Cem9165 Jul 1, 2013 8:02 PM 12
Asiatic lilies 2013 by pardalinum Sep 18, 2013 5:48 AM 398
Martagone bulb emerging by ge1836 May 13, 2013 9:38 AM 51
lily Lifespan by ge1836 Apr 6, 2017 10:21 PM 26
Purple Prince lily tree? by crittergarden Aug 13, 2015 8:31 PM 143
July 2012 Lilies by Ispahan Aug 3, 2012 8:52 AM 216
June 2012 Lilies by stilldew Jul 2, 2012 10:32 PM 427
Photos of lily foliage by Ispahan May 14, 2012 9:46 AM 8
Fasciated flowers by PollyK Jun 23, 2016 4:44 PM 179
Hello and New to Lilies! by Ispahan Nov 12, 2011 10:43 PM 22
July Lilies 2011 by magnolialover Aug 11, 2011 3:31 AM 156
It's almost officially spring, any Lily activity? by gemini_sage May 2, 2011 7:42 PM 48
August 2010 Lily Blooms by pardalinum Apr 18, 2011 11:19 PM 64

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Lilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Lilies (Lilium)

« Visit the Lilies forum

« The Lilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by rocklady and is called "Pine Cone Ginger"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.