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Data specific to Lilies (Edit)
Division: IX. Species and Species Cultivars

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Plant Height: 6 to 7'
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Red
Yellow
Other: w/ maroon spots
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
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
Bulbs
Other: Bulb scaling.
Pollinators: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Location: My GardensDate: June 21, 2009Very Close View
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Location: central IllinoisDate: July 2011
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-18
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Location: Grows In Several Locations In Our LandscapeDate: June 20, 2011Lilium pardalinum
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Location: Rosetta-TasmaniaDate: januarypardalinum
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-13
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Location: Grows In Several Locations In Our LandscapeDate: June 20, 2011Lilium pardalinum
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-13before the recurve...
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-18
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Location: Grows In Several Locations In Our LandscapeDate: June 20, 2011Lilium pardalinum
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Location: My GardensDate: June 21, 2009In Bright Morning Sunlight
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-18from above, fully recurved
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Location: Rosetta _TasmaniaDate: decemberpardalinum
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Location: My GardensDate: June 21, 2009Very Close View
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Location: My GardensDate: June 21, 2009Very Close View
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2021-05-10
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-06-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-07-10
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-07-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-03-20Very tall stem at winter's end ...
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-05-04
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Posted by gwhizz (Rosetta,Tasmania,Australia - Zone 7b) on Oct 14, 2011 3:52 AM

A very 'show-worthy 'bloom and a bulb that breeds like rabbits. A 6 foot stem with many 'whorls' of pendant blooms. When selling a bulb of this to customers, I say, 'you can buy a lilium bulb', where visitors say'' that's nice'' or you can buy a pardalinum bulb, where visitors are too busy picking up their bottom jaw from the floor ''oh my god!!!, that's unbelievable!!" A definite champion lilium.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 7, 2011 12:30 AM

Native to coastal ranges of California and Oregon. Habitat - stream banks and moist areas in forests.
Leaves form whorls at regular intervals along stem. Flowers are highly reflexed with stamens strongly exerted. Rhizomes branch regularly to produce clones of stems forming colonies, some quite large.
An excellent species plant for gardens able to meet plant's need.
Visually stunning.

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jmorth On July 20, 2008 Bloomed
jmorth From July 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007 Bloomed
Australis From November 22, 2016 to November 29, 2016 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Died - not sure why.
Australis On September 8, 2016 Plant emerged
Single stem.
Australis On July 8, 2016 Obtained plant
Purchased from Golden Ray Gardens.
Australis On July 8, 2016 Potted up
Bulb appeared to be in the process of splitting into three - might get three stems in summer.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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looking for lilies. (Very new newbie) by sedumzz Feb 24, 2021 4:52 AM 18
Ploidy of 'Fusion' (Lilium longiflorum x Lilium pardalinum) by Steve2020 Oct 13, 2020 12:27 AM 21
The most beautiful species of lily in the world (poll) by Lucius93 Oct 4, 2020 5:06 AM 19
Current bulb action by purpleinopp Oct 28, 2019 7:24 AM 208
Blooming today by sallysmom Jun 9, 2016 11:22 AM 10
Fusion. Longiflorum X Pardalinum by Roosterlorn Oct 25, 2016 10:20 PM 61
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