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Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Elgrado'

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

5 - Longiflorum hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 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:

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Brushmarks

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Hopkins, Minnesota

Pfafftown, North Carolina

Haviland, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 25, 2012, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

I planted one of these toward the end of last summer. It's coming up nicely, despite my resident rabbits using it as salad on a regular basis. I'm anxious to see how it blooms.