Lily (Lilium 'Black Bird') in the Lilies Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Lily
Give a thumbs up Asiatic lily
Give a thumbs up Asiatic pot Lily
Give a thumbs up Dwarf Asiatic lily

Also sold as:
Blackbird

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 16 - 20 incehes
Plant Spread: 9 - 12 inches
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Deep red, buds are somewhat fuzzy.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
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: Bulb scaling.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Lilium 'Black Bird' (Asiatic Lily)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Lilies and their pests by brownr26 Jun 8, 2018 3:52 AM 9
2016 by Nhra_20 Apr 10, 2017 5:56 AM 989
Lilies in Bloom 2015 by pardalinum Dec 10, 2015 9:22 AM 854
AUSSIE 1st bloom for Summer by gwhizz Mar 16, 2015 4:59 AM 236
Bird Damage/Lilies--2014 by Roosterlorn Aug 9, 2014 5:19 PM 16
Bad Ducks now eating lilies by hazeleyes May 28, 2014 7:34 PM 7
apc! by Joebass Mar 8, 2014 2:58 PM 7
What did you do today? by Leftwood May 19, 2019 12:13 AM 3,256
lily Lifespan by ge1836 Apr 6, 2017 10:21 PM 26
growing bulbs by mnorberry May 15, 2012 9:29 AM 7
Lilies in flats of 32?????? by PollyK Apr 18, 2012 2:55 AM 9
Lilies popping up! by Newyorkrita Jun 1, 2012 6:54 PM 154
Must-Have Items for Serious Lily Growers by Ispahan Apr 5, 2014 7:55 AM 89
Lilium 'Ilga' x "Stellar Light' by Leftwood Jan 18, 2013 7:09 AM 19
Lillies Blooming in my Long Island Garden by Newyorkrita Jul 5, 2011 12:01 PM 59
Adding new lilies in 2011? by ge1836 Jun 9, 2011 2:25 AM 88
Let's introduce ourselves 2 by PollyK Dec 5, 2012 2:46 AM 225
More pics of OTs... by gemini_sage Jan 8, 2012 2:37 AM 209
Photos of Lilies Started from Seed by magnolialover Jan 18, 2013 9:30 PM 243
Griesbach tetra OT seeds by sgardener Apr 10, 2011 9:21 AM 25

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