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Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Matrix'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Greenview, California

Divernon, Illinois

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

Albertville, Minnesota

Columbia, Missouri

Haviland, Ohio

Oak Hill, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Greer, South Carolina

Crockett, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Spring, Texas

Kalama, Washington

Dallas, Wisconsin

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
0
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 24, 2013, punkywi from Dallas, WI (Zone 3b) wrote:

i have had this plant for four years and each year it is bigger and sturdier. well supported on thick stems (we catch a LOT of wind here) and tons of blooms every year. love it!

Positive

On May 6, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Extremely colorful. I'm glad I planted at the very front of the bed, it is very short.

Positive

On Dec 5, 2009, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Excellent in pots due to shortness.