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Lilium

Botanical Name:

Lilium

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Loose, Moist, Well-drained, 5.5-7 pH
Heat Tolerant
90℉ / 32℃
Cold Tolerant
-30℉ / -34℃
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb, Bulb, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 4-9

Plant Height

2–6 ft / 0.6–1.8 m

Flower

Emerge from the tip of the stem, usually spots or stripes on the petals, come in a variety of colors, and are fragrant. The flowers have different shapes, such as upright cup-shaped, horizontal funnel-shaped, or pendulous bell shaped.

Fruit

Capsule oblong, loculicidal dehiscent, contain numerous seeds that are flattened and winged.

Benefits
Ornamental

Vibrantly colored, uniquely patterned, and distinctly shaped flowers carry a wonderful fragrance.

Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Warning

Some Lilium species are toxic to cats.

Taxonomy

Order

Liliales

Family

Liliaceae

Genus

Lilium

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