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

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Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 4 - 6 feet
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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
Parentage: Lilium speciosum var. rubrum X Lilium henryi

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-07-31
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-07-22
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Date: 2015-07-24
By Claudia
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Location: My GardensDate: August 6, 2014Close Up View In Moderate Shade #Pollination & #Butterflies
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Location: My GardensDate: August 6, 2014A Favorite Of #Butterflies #Pollination
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-27
By ge1836
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Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VADate: 2017-07-19
By Frenchy21
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Location: Miami County IndianaDate: July 28, 2011Lilium 'Black Beauty'
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Location: Terrace garden left side, rear - sunny.Date: 2013-07-24
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Location: Vicki Hilger's Garden, Vallican, B.C.Date: 2015-08-09 6:14 pm. Very prominent Anthers and Pistil.
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Date: 2017-07-19
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Location: Rosetta TasmaniaDate: feb 2011black beauty
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Location: My GardensDate: August 3, 2014Photo In Dry Shade
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2016-07-13
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-11-016 year old bulb. This was huge! Wish I'd shot it with a quarter f
By Joy
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-27
By ge1836
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2012-04-19Shedding the stalk from last year. It all happened in 16 seconds
By pirl
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-07-15This is the most I've ever seen Black Beauty open.
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Date: 2016-07-14
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-09-28
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Location: Vicki Hilger's Garden, Vallican, B.C. Date: 2015-08-09 6:14 pm. Clearly showing the extreme curvature of the Petals
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-17
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2007-07-28
By Joy
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-07-31
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Location: ,Front Royal,VaDate: 2013-07-13this is a 1st year bloom
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-07-09
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-20
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2013-07-21It's raining buds!
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2008-08-24Attractive to butterflies.
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Location: My GardensDate: July 19, 2011Close Up View
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Location: My GardensDate: July 19, 2011Close Up View
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Location:  -TasmaniaDate: 24-1-14
By gwhizz
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Location: Northeastern PennsylvaniaDate: 2013-07-31Lilium  "Black Beauty" with Monarda
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-04-08Emerging
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-08-09
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Location: My GardensDate: July 12, 2010Close Up View
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: My GardensDate: July 27, 2014Close Up View
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2014-07-27Very tall - must be 7' as shown.
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: July 20, 2014
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2011-0724Garden setting.
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Credit peganum
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Date: 2007-08-02Credit KENPEI
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-07-20
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 10-2-06planted late
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 8-13-11
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Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VADate: 2017-08-18
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2003-02-19SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Miami County IndianaDate: July 22, 2011Lilium 'Black Beauty'
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Location: Miami County IndianaDate: July 24, 2011Lilium 'Black Beauty'
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-11-016 year old bulb. This was huge! Wish I'd shot it with a quarter f
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Location: Rosetta -TasmaniaDate: 18-1-13
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 11-15-13fall
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2008-0418Bulbs received from Dutch Gardens.
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2010-07-16
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2010-07-12
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Location: montana grandiflora gardenDate: 2010-07-16Showing the height.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-08-30
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-16
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-07-04
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2014-10-03
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-04-16
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Credit Thorkild Poulsen
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Date: 2013-08-18Credit Kelvinsong
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-09-28moving to new location
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Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b) on Jul 23, 2012 8:26 AM

This plant seems a bit weak-stemmed and flops in part-sun conditions.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 1, 2013 5:30 AM

This plant has done very well for me in my zone. Since the blooms face downward, depending on the location, it can need some staking. Does well for me in pots and in the ground. Vigorous and blooms for a long time mid-to-late summer and into early fall. The color is striking.

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Posted by lovesblooms (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Feb 3, 2015 10:14 AM

As you can see in my photo, these did need to be staked, but I forgive them. Look at those flowers! These are first-year plants in full sun, in a new bed of clay amended with leaf compost. Maybe they'll be stronger next year, maybe not. I don't mind staking, although I'll probably find a cage rather than the bamboo stakes this year.

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Posted by CarolineScott (Calgary - Zone 4a) on Mar 13, 2018 6:51 AM

Why is the Black Beauty Lily described as an Orienpet ?
Is it not an inter species hybrid of L. henri and L. speciosum ?

Or are there several cultivars with this name ?

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On October 24, 2015 Obtained plant
B&D Lilies - qty 6; FSB
aspenhill On March 15, 2008 Obtained plant
Brent & Becky's Bulbs - qty 5; CG
jmorth On July 12, 2017 Bloomed
Got transplanted last fall.
jmorth On July 9, 2016 Bloomed
jmorth On July 16, 2014 Bloomed
jmorth On July 17, 2013 Bloomed
jmorth On July 4, 2012 Bloomed
jmorth On July 13, 2011 Bloomed
jmorth On July 6, 2010 Bloomed
jmorth On July 14, 2009 Bloomed
jmorth On July 23, 2008 Bloomed
jmorth On July 10, 2007 Bloomed
jmorth On October 2, 2006 Bloomed
planted late
piksihk On August 24, 2017 Bloomed
1 bloom after Harvey
piksihk On July 16, 2016 Bloomed
only one stalk with two blooms
piksihk On November 26, 2015 Transplanted
HW front of the Mex. flame vine with other liliums
piksihk On October 6, 2015 Obtained plant
stilldew
piksihk On August 1, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On July 1, 2014 Bloomed
piksihk On March 1, 2014 Obtained plant
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lovesblooms On July 14, 2015 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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(Lilium 'Black Beauty') by virginiarose Jul 13, 2013 5:05 PM 7
Lily seedlings 2018 by pardalinum Aug 3, 2018 7:10 PM 132
Black Beauty lily? by CarolineScott Mar 27, 2018 9:21 AM 13
Lilies 2018 by gwhizz Aug 5, 2018 8:19 PM 481
Crazy Cross Confessions by auratum May 12, 2018 11:32 PM 55
Breeding outcomes from 'TallBoy' by dellac Feb 10, 2018 4:56 AM 11
Do you have Hybridizing Goals? by auratum May 15, 2017 7:51 PM 103
Polyploidy & Unreduced Gametes by auratum Mar 24, 2017 10:22 AM 28
L. henryi color forms & breeding by auratum Apr 9, 2017 6:45 PM 20
Rachel Pappo by Joebass Jul 10, 2017 2:30 AM 21
Thoughts on Representation of a Cross by magnolialover Jan 31, 2017 8:45 PM 29
Lilies 2017 by dellac Jan 2, 2018 5:38 AM 904
Interdivisional polyploid crossing question by Protoavis Jan 7, 2017 7:21 PM 14
Digging up lilies - need advise by jmorth Sep 29, 2016 5:54 PM 7
Hummingbirds and Lilies.........do you see many of them?? by patweppler Jul 16, 2016 12:00 PM 33
Where Do You Buy Lilies? by Larkie May 18, 2016 7:31 AM 13
possible frost coming! by Nhra_20 May 24, 2016 6:51 AM 43
2016 by Nhra_20 Apr 10, 2017 5:56 AM 989
Planted this year by Nhra_20 Jun 13, 2016 7:04 PM 23
Has anyone planted White Amber?? by patweppler Sep 13, 2015 4:51 PM 9
Henryi by patweppler Aug 17, 2015 11:19 AM 0

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