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PlantFiles: Marble Martagon Lily
Lilium duchartrei

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: duchartrei (doo-KAR-tray) (Info)

Synonym:Lilium duchartrei var. farreri
Synonym:Lilium farreri

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Division:
9 - Species

Flower Habit:
(c) Down-facing

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Red-Orange
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:
Recurved

Bloom Size:
Smaller than than 3" (75 mm)

Color Pattern:
Spotted
Brushmarks
Papillae

Foliage:
Deciduous

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

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Aug 10, 2006, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Origine: Yunnan, West-Szetchuan and South-West Kansu in China. Found in 1904 by Armand David (1826 -1900), a Lazarist missionary Catholic priest as well as a zoologist and a botanist. Lilium duchartrei is named after Pierre Etienne Duchartre (1811-1894), a French botanist and author of “Observations on the Genus Lilium”.



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