Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Firetruck'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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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:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Divernon, Illinois

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 5, 2009, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Tetraploid son of Gran Paradiso X 4n Asiatic, Apricot Surpreme (Buggy Crazy). High bud count, stron stem. Garden standout.