Lily (Lilium 'Original Love') in the Lilies Database

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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: 3 - 3.5 feet
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: 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
Other: Scale bulblet propagation

Lilies for the GardenLilies for the Garden
July 13, 2013

Hybrid lilies (genus Lilium) are sorted into eight divisions that are based on their genetic background. The most common and readily available lilies for the garden are from Division I, Asiatic hybrids; Division VI, Trumpet hybrids; Division VII, Oriental hybrids; and Division VIII, Interspecific or hybrids that don't fit into any of the other seven divisions.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Harrogate Flower ShowDate: 2019-04-27Hart's nursery display stand
By kniphofia
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-06-04
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Location: Iowa
By Legalily
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Location: IowaDate: 2018-06-19
By Legalily
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Date: July
By ge1836
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Date: 2009-07-28Photo courtesy of B&D Lilies  Used with Permission
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Location:  -TasmaniaDate: dec 2013
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By ge1836
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-04-14with a sneaky Surprise Lily in the middle
By DraDiana
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Location: Part Shade Pittsford NYDate: 2010-07-02Beautiful warm red.
By ge1836
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By ge1836
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Location: Rosetta -TasmaniaDate: 2 DEC 2012
By gwhizz
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis - Lily showDate: 2016-06-18
By jmorth
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Lilies 2019 by gwhizz Dec 16, 2019 5:22 PM 432
First time posting, looking for advice by cybersix Jul 21, 2018 3:00 PM 15
Lilies 2018 by gwhizz Jan 17, 2019 1:19 PM 626
Is this Lilium 'Original Love'? by GenXNEGeorgia Jun 27, 2017 6:51 AM 2
Do you have Hybridizing Goals? by auratum May 15, 2017 7:51 PM 103
Lily beetle in WI by Nhra_20 Aug 12, 2016 11:04 AM 32
Untitled by Aboriginal Jul 17, 2016 8:21 PM 6
Casper meets Budderlord! Or north meets south. Travel adventures of Tas Lilies. by dellac Jun 10, 2016 5:22 AM 9
2016 by Nhra_20 Apr 10, 2017 5:56 AM 989
Trying to understand the rooting process of L .martagon and its hybrids better by William Jul 10, 2016 12:13 PM 12
Lilies in Bloom 2015 by pardalinum Dec 10, 2015 9:22 AM 854
What is Your Favourite Lily?? would love to hear what people love the most...... by patweppler May 9, 2015 4:08 AM 57
Newbie with a few questions from Canada.. by patweppler Feb 25, 2015 11:10 PM 10
anyone have lilies to trade for spring? by BUGGYCRAZY Feb 10, 2015 7:27 PM 9
Short Stories of Lily History by Roosterlorn Aug 3, 2016 11:43 AM 53
Red Asiatic ID? by BUGGYCRAZY Jul 16, 2014 2:13 PM 6
Color breaking, definitely a virus? by Joebass Jul 13, 2015 8:56 PM 89
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
Martagon Lilies by alwaysbehindMN Aug 14, 2015 8:20 PM 91

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