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Lilium philadelphicum

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Description

Lilium philadelphicum is a perennial wildflower from 1 to 5-feet in height grown in the summer and can be found in sandy soils, meadows and wood openings. The foliage is comprised of a whorl of 1 to 4-inch linear leaves.  The orange-red with purplish-brown spots flowers are 2-inch accompanying upward-facing petals with six perianth parts.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#wildflower
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#wildflower
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lilium
    Species:
    philadelphicum
    Family:
    Liliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Canada to West Central & Eastern U.S.A
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Orange
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    2" orange-red flowers with purplish-brown spots. It has upward facing petals and six perianth parts.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    A whorl of 1-4" linear leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No