Lily (Lilium pumilum) in the Lilies Database

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Botanical names:
Lilium pumilum Accepted
Lilium tenuifolium Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
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.
Pollinators: Bees

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By Joebass
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By dellac
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-30
By jmorth
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Location: -Tasmania 2014Date: 2018-11-06
By gwhizz
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-05-31
By Joy
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 5-30-12
By jmorth
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By dellac
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
By Joy
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By Ispahan
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-29
By jmorth
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-05-30
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-25
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-29
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-29
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-07-03
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Comments:
Posted by Ispahan (Chicago - Zone 6a) on Jun 30, 2012 8:01 PM

My earliest blooming lily (first week of May) in 2012, this demure species put on quite an eye-catching show with large scapes of pendent, saturated orange-red blooms. Flowers produced a light, pleasant but unusual fragrance if your nose is in the bloom.

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Plant Events from our members
jmorth On May 30, 2014 Bloomed
Australis On June 11, 2017 Transplanted
Found that the last two seedlings were still alive when emptying out the planter. Replanted the two tiny bulblets in better medium.
Australis From October 14, 2016 to April 1, 2017 Plant emerged
Seven different seedlings sent up cotyledons over this timeframe. None ever got beyond that; each died within a few weeks of emerging.
Australis On September 4, 2016 Seeds sown
Obtained seeds from NALS seed exchange - seed lot 92-168, donated by Adam Yakabuskie.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hello and New to Lilies! by Ispahan Nov 12, 2011 10:43 PM 22
unknown tiny lily by threegardeners Oct 28, 2011 3:22 PM 7

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