Lily 'Orange Marmalade'

Lilium martagon

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: martagon (MART-uh-gon) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Marmalade
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2 - Martagon hybrids

Flower Habit:

(c) Down-facing


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)


USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:



Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:


Bloom Size:

Smaller than than 3" (75 mm)

Color Pattern:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 5, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Martagons are among my favorite lilies. They have a delicacy, charm, and natural gracefulness that the bigger lilies lack, and they can produce as many as 50 flowers per stem. May/June blooming.

Martagons are more shade tolerant than most lilies. The parent species are plants of woodland glades and edges.

Like all martagons, these hate being moved and may refuse to send up a stem the first season, especially after spring planting. They prefer to be moved while blooming, or in the fall. They are relatively slow growing.

Martagons can take the heat of Z9-10 but need more winter chill than they get there.

This is a hybrid with three species in its ancestry: L. martagon, L. hansonii, and L. tsingtauense.

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