Longiflorum-Asiatic (L.A.) Hybrid Lily
Lilium 'Red Alert'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Alert
Hybridized by Siergewassen
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Division:

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

(b) Out-facing

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 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

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Bowl

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

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Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Kenai, Alaska

Sebastopol, California

Divernon, Illinois

Coatesville, Indiana

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Richmond, Texas

San Marcos, Texas

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 8, 2012, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Returns in my z9a, lovely dark red and fragrant.

Positive

On Aug 24, 2006, tyshee from Kenai, AK wrote:

Not a fast reproducer but it's one of the showiest lilies in my garden. Very robust. Large blooms. non-fading and blooms for a very long time. A real eye catcher. Actually looks best when there is only one. The blooms are so large and many that this lily looks cluttered in a group.