Martagon Lily
Lilium 'Claude Shride'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Claude Shride
Hybridized by Shride
Registered or introduced: pre-1980
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Division:

2 - Martagon hybrids

Flower Habit:

(c) Down-facing

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

Smaller than than 3" (75 mm)

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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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

Regional

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

Lincoln, Nebraska

Wilsonville, Oregon

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 21, 2013, Pierangelo_Tosi from Gattico
Italy (Zone 7b) wrote:

The Martagon Lily can be found in wildlife even along the Alps mountain chain in the north of Italy. It is pretty rare but it happened to me to see it in Valsesia Valley.