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PlantFiles: Aurelian Lily
Lilium 'Awesome'

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

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Division:
6 - Trumpet/Aurelian hybrids
7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:
(c) Down-facing

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Trumpet
Recurved

Bloom Size:
3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jmorth On Nov 28, 2008, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This lily's name says it all - Awesome is truely awesome.
Very vigorous. Flowers are orange with red on reverse, downfacing with flaring petals. Should be planted in well-drained soil.
Swiftly surpassed all other lilies I've grown to rank numero uno.

Regional...

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

Divernon, Illinois



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