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Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Marlene'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Deciduous

Smooth-Textured

Veined

Leathery-Textured

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Grand Junction, Colorado

Coshocton, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 3, 2003, MartyJo from Fayette, IA (Zone 4b) wrote:

Can't say enough good about this one - bought 5 bulbs from Dutch Gardens in '99. It bloomed first year (spring planting) and has increased every year since. VIGOR is the word that comes to mind - strong stems, tons of buds. And not bad looking, either.