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Oriental Hybrid Lily
Lilium 'Crystal Blanca'

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

7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

(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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

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

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

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets

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:

Elgin, Illinois

Grayslake, Illinois

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 28, 2015, DonnaMack from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Crystal Blanca is a shorter, stronger, healthier version of Casa Blanca. I find that Casa tends to die out after a number of years. I started with 12, and now have none. I have every Chrystal I have ever planted. The pictures above show the same lilies in three different locations, because they were moved. None of my casas survived the move.