Lily (Lilium 'Leslie Woodriff') in the Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
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
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cherry red with white edges and tips.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
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
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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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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Plant Events from our members
carolem From April 25, 2018 to May 25, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
lift bulbs
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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