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PlantFiles: Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Lady Alice'

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

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7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:
(c) Down-facing

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Bloom Size:
3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

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 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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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral ineedacupoftea On Jun 26, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

Some catalogues/vendors describe 'Lady Alice' as synonymous with 'Bright Star' and/or 'White Henryi,' but the three plants, although similar, are all, in fact, different hybrids with different histories. (And each have their own listing in the official Lily Registers).


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

Clifton, Colorado
Divernon, Illinois
Durham, Maine
Kingfield, Maine
Tawas City, Michigan
Southold, New York
Bay Village, Ohio
Christiana, Tennessee
Kalama, Washington
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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