Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Nettie's Pride'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Nettie's Pride
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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 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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Brushmarks

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Wichita, Kansas

Pittsford, New York

Southold, New York

Kalama, Washington

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 11, 2010, SusieSunflower from Wichita, KS (Zone 6a) wrote:

A very vigorous grower. A single bulb purchased in 2008 produced a second bulb in 2009, and this year (2010) there are 3 bulbs each showing many buds plus well over a dozen "babies" some of which are showing a bud. I love the flowers for their unusual color.