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Lilium 'Silk Road'

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

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Division:
8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Trumpet

Bloom Size:
6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
By dividing the bulb's scales
By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Chantell On Aug 13, 2009, Chantell from Middle of, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

First year for me and I wasn't disappointed!! Beautiful contrast in colors and the scent? Delectable!! Definitely has a place at the top of my lily list for scent!!! Holds her form well - so you can enjoy her for days!!!

Regional...

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

Kenai, Alaska
Lewiston, Idaho
Reubens, Idaho
Sykesville, Maryland
Haydenville, Massachusetts
Bay City, Michigan
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Libby, Montana
Pekin, North Dakota
Coshocton, Ohio
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
Fort Worth, Texas
Stafford, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Whitehall, Wisconsin



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