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PlantFiles: Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Sans Souci'

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

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kdjoergensen 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.

Regional...

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

Divernon, Illinois
South China, Maine
South Plainfield, New Jersey
Southold, New York



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