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PlantFiles: Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Red Bell'

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

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Division:
7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Pink
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Ruffled

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted
Papillae

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
By dividing the bulb's scales
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jmorth On Jun 17, 2009, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A noteworthy lily. The earliest blooming semi- dwarf Oriental I've ever experienced blooming it's 1st year in mid June. Fragrant and pleasing to the eye.

Regional...

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

Divernon, Illinois



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