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Lilium - Asiatic hybrids

Previously known as:

  • Lilium asiatica
Phonetic Spelling
LIL-ee-um
Description

Grows best in full to PM only sunlight and blooms summer to fall.  Great for use in beds, sunny borders, and as fresh cut flowers.  When planting, bury bulbs to a depth of 8 in. and space 4-6 in. apart.  This plant is frequently damaged by deer. 

 

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#bulb#showy flowers#cut flowers#bedding plant#deer browsing plant#summer bulbs#fall bulbs#borders#problem for cats#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs
 
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#bulb#showy flowers#cut flowers#bedding plant#deer browsing plant#summer bulbs#fall bulbs#borders#problem for cats#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lilium
    Family:
    Liliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia, Europe and North America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    Variegated
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Colored Sepals
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Cutting Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats