Lily (Lilium 'Black Eye') in the Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White ith solid purple-black center diffusing to speckles up the tepal edges.
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: Bulb scaling.


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Photo gallery:
Location: Clarksville, TNDate: 2019-07-22
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Location: Terrace garden, left sideDate: 2015-06-22
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Location: Terrace garden, left sideDate: 2015-06-22
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-06-08KODAK Digital Still Camera
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Location: Terrace garden, left sideDate: 2015-06-22
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Location: Terrace garden, left sideDate: 2015-06-23Landscape view
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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On May 7, 2016 Obtained plant
Ednie Flower Bulb - qty 5
thequeen770 On September 19, 2016 Bloomed
Still in pot. My label said Black Charm Lily but the bloom looks more like the Black Eye Lily
thequeen770 On July 31, 2016 Obtained plant
Purchased from either Pikes or Walmart 70% off bulbs. Planted in pot to make sure it would grow.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Lilies 2019 by gwhizz Oct 11, 2019 2:31 AM 424
Lilies and their pests by brownr26 Jun 8, 2018 3:52 AM 9
Lilies 2018 by gwhizz Jan 17, 2019 1:19 PM 626
LA progeny by TsFlowers Oct 9, 2017 5:16 PM 19
Do you have Hybridizing Goals? by auratum May 15, 2017 7:51 PM 103
And the critter problem starts by Nhra_20 Apr 6, 2017 6:50 PM 37
Some new henryi type aurelian seedlings by JimSaskatoon Feb 7, 2017 5:25 PM 17
Unusual Coloured or Patterned Lilies by JimSaskatoon Feb 13, 2017 11:30 PM 69
Lilies 2017 by dellac Jan 2, 2018 5:38 AM 904
Black heart lilies by Nhra_20 Nov 17, 2016 5:34 AM 8
Should I be concerned - is this a virus? by Australis Dec 12, 2016 5:40 PM 12
Striped Gophers by Roosterlorn Oct 17, 2016 10:16 AM 28
Hankz asiatic / tango / OT / lily seedling photos continued by hankz Jan 19, 2017 7:57 PM 58
2016 by Nhra_20 Apr 10, 2017 5:56 AM 989
Planted this year by Nhra_20 Jun 13, 2016 7:04 PM 23
Lilies in Bloom 2015 by pardalinum Dec 10, 2015 9:22 AM 854
Pictures by Helepolis Mar 6, 2014 5:23 PM 44
Lilies and deceiving colors by pirl Dec 13, 2013 10:14 PM 63
It's started! Southern summer blooms 2013-14 by dellac Feb 17, 2014 10:40 PM 227
Asiatic lilies 2013 by pardalinum Sep 18, 2013 5:48 AM 398

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