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Lilium 'Honey Bee'

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

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

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

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:
Flat

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive weedsfree On Jun 29, 2011, weedsfree from Magna, UT (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is my second year with this lily. I am very impressed with the striking beauty it adds to my lily garden. Mine do have slightly down curled leaves, but not enough to say that they are recurved. I love having this lily. Many flowers per stem.

Positive flowergenie On Aug 16, 2009, flowergenie from Fruitland, ID (Zone 6a) wrote:

I purchased this plant last year and it already has three bulbs coming up. It is a very pretty plant and an eye catcher!

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Miami, Florida
Rexburg, Idaho
Southold, New York
Magna, Utah



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