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

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Alert
Hybridized by Siergewassen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Returns in my z9a, lovely dark red and fragrant.

Positive tyshee 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.

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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