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Data specific to Lilies (Edit)
Division: I. Asiatic Hybrids

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 4 - 5 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish yellow with darker pink brushmarks, dark red spots in throat
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
Other: Bulb scaling.


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Location: MinnesotaDate: July 2005
By Leftwood
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Posted by Leftwood (Minneapolis, MN, USA zone 4) on Mar 18, 2013 7:28 PM

A Minnesota introduction, hybridized by Ruth and Hugh Cocker

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