Fire Lily, Orange Lily
Lilium bulbiferum

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: bulbiferum (bulb-EE-fer-um) (Info)
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Division:

9 - Species

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Bowl

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Color Pattern:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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 the bulb's scales

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 27, 2004, denisoliver from Essen
Germany (Zone 7a) wrote:

L. bulbiferum is not only beautiful, but also a perfect lily for the beginner. It is eyecatching, very fragrant and rather robust to any mistreatment as it is extremely tolerant to even sub-optimal conditions. Throughout the season it produces small bulbils in it's leaves axis, which can be planted in the soil and will flower within 2 years too.