Lily (Lilium 'Red Velvet') in the Lilies Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Red Flavour

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 4 - 5 ft.
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 in.
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
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
Other: Bulb scaling.
Awards and Recognitions: Other: NALS Hall of Fame

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Location: My garden, Skåne, SwedenDate: July 2016
By William
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-06-23
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Location: IowaDate: 2018-06-21
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Date: 2012-07-01Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: IowaDate: 2018-06-21
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-07-05
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Location: Rosetta -TasmaniaDate: Boxing Day 2012
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2015-06-26First year in my garden
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2015-06-26First year in my garden
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Date: 2012-07-01Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-06-24
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-07-14
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Location: Hannibal, NY Z6aDate: 2011-07-10
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Location:  -TasmaniaDate: 5-9-13
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-06-12
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Date: 2012-07-01Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-06-19
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Location: Claremont -TasmaniaDate: Dec 28 2011Red Velvet
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2015-06-26First year in my garden
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Date: 2011-07-21Credit Uleli
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Date: 2012-07-01Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-05-05
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Comments:
Posted by Ispahan (Chicago - Zone 6a) on Jun 30, 2012 6:30 PM

A charming, classic Asiatic lily hybrid that is in the North American Lily Society Hall of Fame. It forms a nice pyramid of waxy, resplendent deep red downfacing flowers and lasts for several weeks. No fragrance.

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