|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
|Plant Height:||4 - 6 feet or more|
|Flower Color:||Other: Cherry red with white edges and tips.
Late summer or early fall
|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
|Containers:||Not suitable for containers
|Posted by Ispahan (Chicago - Zone 6a) on Jul 2, 2012 7:38 PM
Even in only its first season in my garden, I can already understand why this lily was inducted into the North American Lily Society Hall of Fame. It is vigorous and possesses amazing garden presence. Huge downfacing blooms are admirably displayed on thick, sturdy stems. My first year stems are 5 feet tall with 5-9 buds per stem. While it possesses no fragrance to my nose, it more than makes up for it with beauty.
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|carolem||From April 25, 2018 to May 25, 2018||Miscellaneous Event
|carolem||On January 10, 2018||Deadheaded
Blooms finished off by 45°C scorcher on 7th January, 2018; cut them off - left stems to die off naturally before tidying up again.
|carolem||On December 24, 2017||Maintenance performed
needed to tie up tall stems to prevent wind damage.
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