Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Sans Souci'

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

7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

(b) Out-facing

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Ruffled

Bloom Size:

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Papillae

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

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

From bulbils

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 good for cutting

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Divernon, Illinois

South China, Maine

South Plainfield, New Jersey

Southold, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 9, 2005, kdjoergensen from Waxhaw (Charlotte), NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

A very nice lily with extremely recurved and slightly ruffled flower petals. Pink spots covers all surfaces of the flower petal. The flowers really stand out. Only moderate papilliae on the lower petals. Green nectaries and brown pollen.