Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orienpet Lily
Lilium 'Robert Swanson'

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

8 - Other 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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Trumpet

Bloom Size:

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Brushmarks

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

From bulbils

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Bay City, Michigan

Roswell, New Mexico

Southold, New York

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Richmond, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 3, 2008, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

first year in my garden, purchased from the 2008 Faraway Coop. Wha a beauty! I hope it comes back year after year. June 2009: It has returned and rebloomed almost to the date.