Data specific to Lilies (Edit)
Division: VII. Oriental Hybrids

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
White
Other: soil conditions and heat can effect bloom color
Flower Time: 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.

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Common names
  • Lily
  • Oriental Lily
  • Double Oriental lily

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Comments:
  • Posted by magnolialover (Midwest - Zone 5a) on Dec 28, 2011 10:32 AM concerning plant:
    Demands acidic soil and excellent drainage to thrive. In hot climates pefers protected, part shade location to preserve blooms, petals will brown and get crisp in hot sun. Short lived lily in my cold climate with hot summer and more alkaline soil.

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