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Lilium 'Moonlight Strain'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Moonlight Strain

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Division:
6 - Trumpet/Aurelian hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
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)
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:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Trumpet

Bloom Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Color Pattern:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Articulady On May 18, 2009, Articulady from Palmyra, VA wrote:

The Moonlight Strain caught me by surprise with it's towering height and wonderful fragrance. It was planted in full sun in zone 7b, It needed to be tied to the arbor for support, as the bloom head was so heavy and full the whole plant threatened to topple from it's majestic height of over 8'. Now in it's third year in my garden, I have 8 or 9 of them coming up alongside the latest giant.

Regional...

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

Pittsford, New York
Palmyra, Virginia



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