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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
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 2-2.5 feet
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pink to light yellowish pink.
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
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


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Posted by Australis (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Zone 10b) on Nov 29, 2016 4:39 AM

Due to confusion with this cultivar and a few similar lilies, I strongly recommend checking with the RHS lily register to confirm the identity of the plant. A few key distinctions between the often-confused 'My Joe Ann', 'Pink Flavour' and 'Pearl Jessica' lilies are:

  • A photo of 'Pearl Jessica' is available on the Lily Company BV's website (who released the cultivar originally).
  • 'My Joe Ann' is recorded as growing to 1.2-1.5m and 'Pink Flavour' to 1.2m, but 'Pearl Jessica' is recorded as only 0.7m.
  • 'My Joe Ann' has a (darker) pink throat, whilst 'Pink Flavour' has a light yellow-green throat and 'Pearl Jessica' has a light yellow-orange throat.
  • Hankz also notes that 'My Joe Ann' is often mislabelled; his plant had near-black stems (the register says they are mid-green) and no secondary buds

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