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PlantFiles: Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Rio Negro'

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

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Division:
7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

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

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

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:
Recurved

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
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:
Non-patented

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive stormyla On Dec 16, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This lily has one of the largest blooms I've ever seen, 10 inches across.

Regional...

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

Mackinaw, Illinois
South Sioux City, Nebraska
Raleigh, North Carolina
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Memphis, Tennessee
Kalama, Washington



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