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PlantFiles: 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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1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

Flower Habit:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Bloom Size:
3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:
Unknown - Tell us


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

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

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

OK. Zip 74063 dose well


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

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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