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Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orienpet Lily
Lilium 'Red Hot'

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

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

(c) Down-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Rose/Mauve

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Flat

Recurved

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

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:

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Clifton, Colorado

Attleboro, Massachusetts

Haydenville, Massachusetts

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Southold, New York

, Newfoundland and Labrador

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Wakefield, Rhode Island

Columbia, South Carolina

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 26, 2011, pirl from (Arlene) Southold, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Red Hot is truly not red at all but a wonderfully performing garden plant. It was over 4' tall in the garden this year (2011). If you do not have this cultivar I would strongly recommend buying several of them.