Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orientpet Lily
Lilium 'American Journey'

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

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

From bulbils

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Saint George, South Carolina

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 31, 2011, goodwin315 from Saint George, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

I have planted several of these lilies on sale from Hallson Gardens,Brent/Becky's bulbs and John Scheepers and I have not had a problem with them .I have also pick the small bublets and planted some last year.

Positive

On Jul 11, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is by far, the most beautiful of my lilies. The colors are umatchable. The fragrance is devine. They come back reliably. So far they have not multiplied. They were planted two falls ago. They have survived the voles. It is very hard to find this lily for sale.