Lily (Lilium 'King Kong') in the Lilies Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Lily
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Give a thumbs up OT Hybrid
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet, much taller in partial shade
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
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
Other: Scale bulblet propagation
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Lilies 2019 by gwhizz Dec 16, 2019 5:22 PM 432
BuggyCrazy named OT's? by auratum Aug 9, 2018 7:11 PM 3
Crazy Cross Confessions by auratum May 12, 2018 11:32 PM 55
Rachel Pappo by Joebass Jul 10, 2017 2:30 AM 21
A new lily in the seedling patch - can you guess the parents? by dellac Jan 26, 2017 3:53 PM 26
Digging up lilies - need advise by jmorth Sep 29, 2016 5:54 PM 7
Thank you to everyone by Nhra_20 Aug 15, 2016 8:53 PM 25
King Kong. BUGGYCRAZY. (Lisa Hunt) by Roosterlorn Jul 29, 2016 2:29 PM 8
It's about to begin! Lily season 2015. The South. by dellac Dec 21, 2015 6:30 AM 134
King Kong by Roosterlorn Dec 3, 2015 12:50 AM 5
Lilies in Bloom 2014 by lovemyhouse Oct 19, 2014 6:16 AM 922
2013 OT Lilies by magnolialover Aug 3, 2013 5:18 PM 191
Does anyone grow these? by daylilydreams Mar 22, 2013 12:35 PM 38
What did you do today? by Leftwood Dec 28, 2019 3:28 PM 3,285
anyplace here to post a lilies wanted plea? by BUGGYCRAZY Oct 23, 2013 9:02 PM 49
July 2012 Lilies by Ispahan Aug 3, 2012 8:52 AM 216
Are L. lankongense hybrids late to emerge? by Ispahan May 9, 2012 10:01 AM 15
Planting lilies on their side? by Ispahan Nov 12, 2011 9:40 PM 4
Must-Have Items for Serious Lily Growers by Ispahan Apr 5, 2014 7:55 AM 89
Adventures with scaling by Ispahan Oct 23, 2017 6:20 PM 282

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