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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Nerone'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Nerone
Additional cultivar information: (Biltmore Estate collection)

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Flat
Recurved

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Joy On Jul 21, 2007, Joy from Kalama, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This beautiful lily has a very long bloom period in my garden.

Regional...

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

South China, Maine
Ellicott City, Maryland
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Roswell, New Mexico
Brockport, New York
Mahopac, New York
Weyburn, Saskatchewan
Colmesneil, Texas
Kalama, Washington



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