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Data specific to Lilies (Edit)
Division: VIII. Other Hybrids

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 5 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 12 - 15 inches
Leaves: Other: Herbceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Deep red with yellow edges
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are lethal to cats
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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Date: June, 2011Stately stems
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Date: 2009-07-01
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Location: Zone 7, full sunDate: 2011-0711
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Location: Zone 7, full sunDate: 2011-0711
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Date: 2010-07-15
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Location: Buena Park, CaliforniaDate: 6/17/2013
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Date: 2011-0711
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Location: Zone 7, full sunDate: 2011-0711
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2009-07-27
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Date: 2010-07-17
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Summer
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Posted by Ispahan (Chicago - Zone 6a) on Jun 30, 2012 10:15 PM

A beautiful garden lily that seems prone to producing mottled or broken coloration when under heat and/or drought stress. It has one of the strongest of fragrances among OT lilies, but the quality is somewhat coarse. While the perfume is lovely if smelled on the air outdoors, when cut and brought indoors it can be overpowering and take on formaldehyde-like overtones. I am not sensitive to lily fragrances and tend to like strong flower scents in general, but this one was too much to handle for me.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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