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Lilium sp.

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Lilium sp.

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Lilium sp. Plant Information

Scientific Name: Lilium sp.
Common Name: lily
Family: Liliaceae
Suggested Uses: perennials, cutflowers, bulbs
Plant Form: upright
Height: 2 - 6 feet
Spread: 8 - 12 inches
Foliage: foliage is crowded in narrow whorls of 3
Flower: white, pink, yellow, or orange flowers are trumpet-shaped
Bloom Period: Spring - Summer
Sun: light shade
Water: medium water requirement
Soil: low pH

bulbs may rot in poorly drained soils
Heat Tolerance: medium heat tolerance

some are cold hardy while others are tender
USDA Zone: zones 5 - 9
Maintenance: keep roots cool

may need to be staked

propagation by separation

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