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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: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Other: dark foilage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early 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.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Preferred depth


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 5, 2011 10:26 AM

An Asiatic high bud count; less prone to fade in full sun than most pink lilies; not spotted.

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