Double Tiger Lily 'Flore Pleno'

Lilium lancifolium

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: lancifolium (lan-sih-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Flore Pleno
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Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:


Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:






Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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


Inverness, Florida

Rome, Georgia

South Amana, Iowa

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Clarksville, Tennessee

Houston, Texas

Lake Forest Park, Washington

Spokane, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 12, 2012, ChellStar from Rome, GA wrote:

I have more of a question, I have regular ole tiger lilies, have carried bulbs with me every where I move. some how some of them have turned to double bloom. they bloom later than the others, they are so very pretty, but, how did this happen?


On Aug 10, 2005, Baa wrote:

Double flowered form of Lilium lancifolium.

The plant can grow to 4-5ft tall and can carry up to 6 flowers per stem. It doesn't produce seed but will produce bulbils and can also be propagated by bulb scales.

It is considered slightly less likely to harbour the virus some other L. lancifolium do although the double flower may well be caused by a virus itself. It has been known and grown in gardens since at least the 1700s, it may even date back further.

Loves a moist but well drained spot in sun or light shade.