Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Monte Negro'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)

USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)

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

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

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

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Kenai, Alaska

Sarasota, Florida

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Mount Prospect, Illinois

Elizabeth, Indiana

Urbandale, Iowa

South China, Maine

Aberdeen, Maryland

Clarksville, Maryland

Beverly, Massachusetts

Lowell, Massachusetts

Bay City, Michigan

Blanchard, Michigan

Tawas City, Michigan

Elk River, Minnesota

Brunswick, Missouri

Union, New Jersey

Pittsford, New York

Clemmons, North Carolina

Silverton, Oregon

Gilmer, Texas

La Vernia, Texas

Salt Lake City, Utah

Tazewell, Virginia

Edmonds, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 17, 2005, tyshee from Kenai, AK wrote:

Nice red. Extremely hardy and tolerates both sun and shade. Good producer.

Positive

On Apr 6, 2005, tazzy from Sand Springs, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

OK. Zip 74063 dose well