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: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 9 - 12 inches
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are lethal to cats
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.
Parentage: Selection from: Mid-century Group
Child plants: 12 child plants

Trade name information:
Series: Mid-century Group
Cultivar name: 'Enchantment'
Common names
  • Lily
  • Asiatic Lily

Photo Gallery
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 31, 2011 1:28 PM concerning plant:
    An orange lily 'Enchantment' was the first lily to gain a plant patent and is considered by some to be among the finest hybrids ever introduced. I believe this Asiatic was one of the early uprights known as mid-century hybrids developed by Jan de Graaff, Earl Hornback, and Harold Comber.

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Lilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Lilies (Lilium)

« Visit the Lilies forum

« The Lilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page