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Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Montezuma'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Montezuma
Hybridized by Vletter & Den Haan Beheer B.V.
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Division:

7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

(b) Out-facing

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Recurved

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Papillae

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Jacksonville, Florida

Moline, Illinois

Denham Springs, Louisiana

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 29, 2008, DonnaA2Z from Jacksonville, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Wow!!! The bloom is 8" in diameter... not including the recurved pedals. Awesome looking.