Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Brunello'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Brunello
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Division:

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Trumpet

Bloom Size:

3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:

Papillae

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Kenai, Alaska

Macy, Indiana

Raleigh, North Carolina

Canton, Ohio

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Broaddus, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Herriman, Utah

Kalama, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 18, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

a very bright orange. grown in pot last fall and transplanted inground in time for spring blooming.

Positive

On Oct 17, 2005, tyshee from Kenai, AK wrote:

A good far north plant that is very hardy and reproduction is good. Very bright and long blooming.