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Lilium 'Conca d'Or'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Conca d'Or

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Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing
(c) Down-facing

Flower Habit:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Bloom Size:
6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Flowers are good for cutting

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:

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

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3 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive naomiZ5b On Oct 27, 2012, naomiZ5b from Bangor, ME wrote:

oh my goodness, grow this lily IMMEDIATELY if you haven't tried it!! It's five feet tall, with stems thicker than my thumb, and magnificently fragrant. Furthermore, the lily beetles pretty much leave it alone. This is the one of the few lilies that looks as good in my garden as it does in the catalogs. To die for.

Neutral Marlina On Jul 28, 2009, Marlina from Blaine, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

This is the third year I have had this lily my daughters mothers day gift to me. It is about the same height as my stargazers but it's fragrance is even stronger. There is nothing I don't love about this plant.

Positive guardians On Jun 27, 2009, guardians from Thomson, GA wrote:

My experience with this lily is that it is quite tall, I have 4 plants and the tallest is over 6' and the shortest is about 4'. These plants are 3 years old. The flowers are so perfect they almost look artificial, and the fragrance is heavenly. Very strong stems with many flowers, a real show-stopper in my garden.

Positive grannymarsh On Aug 2, 2008, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

OMG, this is a STUNNING Lily. Huge blooms, mine was a full 9 inches across. The petals are thick and sturdy. Lovely fragrance, not overwhelming, but still noticeable. The plant itself is short, maybe.... 24 inches.

It blew away my Florist with it's size and beauty.

I cannot speak to it's hardiness, as it is new to our garden, but if I lose it over the winter, I would buy it again in a heartbeat.


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

San Leandro, California
Sebastopol, California
Thomson, Georgia
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Bangor, Maine
Durham, Maine
South China, Maine
Beverly, Massachusetts
Bay City, Michigan
Tawas City, Michigan
Elk River, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Natchez, Mississippi
Southold, New York
Concord, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Columbia, South Carolina
Richmond, Texas
Portsmouth, Virginia
Kalama, Washington

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