Aurelian Lily
Lilium 'Awesome'

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

Regional

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

Divernon, Illinois

Gardeners' Notes:

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0
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RatingContent
Positive

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.