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PlantFiles: 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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1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

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

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive SusieSunflower 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.


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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