Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orienpet Lily
Lilium 'American Original'

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

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

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)

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are fragrant

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:

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 6, 2012, Clary from Lewisburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Large mildly fragrant flowers the color of cantaloupe with a russet center. Fragrance is that of an oriental lily. Strong stems, many flowers per stem, this has performed well in my garden. I do have to tie them up because they lean, but I think that the stems will strengthen as the plants mature; they also reach for light due to the location. After three years the plants are 5.5 feel tall. These make a bold statement! I have them paired with crocosmia Emily MacKenzie.