Lily (Lilium auratum var. auratum) in the Lilies Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Lilium auratum var. auratum Accepted
Lilium auratum var. tricolor Synonym
Lilium auratum var. virginale Synonym
Lilium auratum var. rubrum Synonym
Lilium auratum var. rubrovittatum Synonym

Also sold as:
Gold Band

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
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: Bulb scaling.


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Date: 2009-07-19
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Location: MinnesotaDate: 2007-07-28
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2003-01-13SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Posted by Leftwood (near Minneapolis, MN, USA zone 4) on Aug 12, 2012 9:55 PM

This is the variety typical of the species in the wild. There are no dark spots, and the flowers can have varying amounts of yellow from one plant to another. The absence of leaves on the lower (up to one-third) portion of the stem is normal.

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