Lily (Lilium 'Royal Sunset') in the Lilies Database

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Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 3 ft.
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Purple
Other: Orange center, purple pink tips.
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
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
Bulbs
Other: Scale bulblet propagation

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Location: In my zone 8 gardenDate: May 25, 2014
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Date: 2017-06-09
By pepper23
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-06-10
By DraDiana
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Location: Lincoln, NEDate: June, 2009Royal Sunset clump
By Moby
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2014-04-30
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Location: St Louis NALS 2017Date: 2017-07-02
By Deby
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2019-05-01
By scflowers
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-07-05
By Joy
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Location: My gardenDate: 2016-05-21
By Calif_Sue
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Date: 2013-06-24
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2015-05-22
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Date: 2012-07-14Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: Clymer, PADate: 2017-07-11
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Location: Clymer, PADate: 2017-07-11
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-06-24
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Date: June 1
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-06
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-11
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Date: 2009-07-13Photo courtesy of B&D Lilies  Used with Permission
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Date: 2012-07-01
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Location: Rosetta -TasmaniaDate: 8 DEC 2012
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Date: 2013-06-24
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2014-06-05
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-0707
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Location: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-07-12
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Date: 2012-07-14Credit Andrey Korzun
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Location: The Park - full sun gardenDate: 2015-06-30
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Location: The Park - full sun gardenDate: 2015-07-07
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Location: Kenmore, NY  Date: July 2011
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-06-10Doing great in dappled shade.
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Location: Full sun Lasagna gardenDate: July
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-11
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-07-03
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Location: Kalama, Wa
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-08-18
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-06
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-05
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Location: Part Sun Zone 6aDate: 2011-07-02
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-0630
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-0630
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-0702
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-0702 Photo taken 7:43 PM.
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Location: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-07-12Photo taken at 6:05 PM.
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Location: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-07-12Shows the older, paler blooms, in comparison to the vivid colors
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Location: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-07-12
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Date: 2014-07-14Photo taken 6:05 PM.
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-14
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Location: The Park - full sun gardenDate: 2015-0628
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis - Lily showDate: 2016-06-18
By jmorth
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Location: Kenmore, NY  Date: 6-29-2016
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Comments:
Posted by pepper23 ( KC metro area, Missouri - Zone 6a) on Apr 20, 2016 8:36 PM

Easy to grow and the bulbs multiply easily and quickly, making it a good one to share with friends. The colors start out vibrant and then fade with age, but are still gorgeous.

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Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Jul 5, 2018 9:09 AM

Multiplies very well. I'm impressed!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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