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Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Black Jack'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 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:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Bloom Size:

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Brushmarks

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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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

Regional

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

Kenai, Alaska

Haydenville, Massachusetts

Bay City, Michigan

Bellaire, Michigan

Little Falls, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Lincoln, Nebraska (2 reports)

Belfield, North Dakota

Coshocton, Ohio

Aloha, Oregon

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Port Edwards, Wisconsin

Whitehall, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 24, 2006, bloomoon from Outer Hobart
Australia (Zone 6a) wrote:

Seed germinated in Early Autumn -Northern Sydney. AU

Positive

On Jul 12, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

I love the scarlet black color of this lily, and it's proven to be very hardy and forgiving in zone 4a.