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Oriental Lily 'Miss Lucy'


Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Miss Lucy
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7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


9-12 in. (22-30 cm)


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:

Pale Pink


Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:


Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:




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:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Anchorage, Alaska

Storm Lake, Iowa

Durham, Maine

Burkittsville, Maryland

Bay City, Michigan

Little Falls, Minnesota

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Eugene, Oregon

, Saskatchewan

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 9, 2011, Oberon46 from (Mary) Anchorage, AK (Zone 4b) wrote:

I have had this in the ground, full sun for two summers and while it grows quite tall with many buds (one bulb has sent up three stems) they never quite make it to open. Maybe one tries and that is it. I know it grows in areas at least as cold as we are, so no clue what is going on. Any ideas?


On Jul 15, 2007, EhleGirl from Eugene, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

I received two Miss Lucy bulbs in early 2006 from a famous estate in Virginia, courtesy of a friend there. I planted them both in a large pot right away. In the summer there were two blooms which did not open properly. But wait! This year I have many blooms and they are exquisite. They smell divine, are hard to turn away from and pest free. You will not be disappointed; this lily outshines them all.
I understand nothing needs to be done to overwinter them. Just let them rest where they are.
Ellen in Eugene OR.


On Jul 8, 2005, tyke from Little Falls, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Stunning double Oriental! Very fragrant.