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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily, Pink Tiger Lily
Lilium 'Tiger Rose'

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

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14 members have or want this plant for trade.

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing
(c) Down-facing

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Bloom Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Color Pattern:


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)
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

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive TBGDN On Aug 17, 2006, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

I was somewhat skeptical when I saw these hybrids listed in a catalog and later on a commercial website of a reputable establishment. Always one to add "just one more" plant to my ever-expanding gardens, I ordered two of these along with several other oriental and trumpet types. My order arrived on May 6, 2006 by Fed Ex (they deliver on Saturdays), and by 4:00 PM they were all in the ground. I have never been sorry for adding this lily. Both of the bulbs I ordered grew well, although somewhat short at about 18-20". What they lacked in height, they abundantly made up for in blooms! It is everything I had read about or seen in print. It is an appealing addition to any garden setting.

Positive BUFFY690 On May 19, 2005, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I love these, They remind me of pictures of old gardens. I put some in in the very early spring, and they are fast growing and now blooming, and oh so beautiful. I am excited that they are going to multiply and I can have the in other places in the yard.

Neutral FrankRichards On Aug 3, 2003, FrankRichards from Marlow, NH wrote:

I have a plant that appears identical that I believe is a volunteer hybrid between asiatic hybrid lilies (a bag of hybridizers seconds) and the heirloom tiger lilies that have grown on this site since the 19th century.

It is hardy to at least zone 4. (-25F last winter)

Neutral suncatcheracres On Aug 1, 2003, suncatcheracres from Old Town, FL wrote:

I bought bulbs of this plant from Walmart this Spring, and although the bulbs came up in pots as two short plants, they never flowered, only produced brown bulbils in the leaf axils, which I collected and also potted up. So I'll have to wait until next year so see if it is truly a Pink Tiger.

I have grown Tiger Lilies for years, but have never seen this color, so I was disappointed, but at least the plants have survived this far. They will go into a raised bed this fall, because we usually get 60 inches of rain a year. But this year we will probably get more like 80 or 90 inches--I can't remember the last day it didn't rain here this Spring and Summer in Northcentral Florida, zone 8b.


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

Old Town, Florida
Macy, Indiana
Skowhegan, Maine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Charlevoix, Michigan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Auburn, New Hampshire
Marlow, New Hampshire
Glouster, Ohio
Austin, Texas

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