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Lilium, Species Lily

Lilium xanthellum

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: xanthellum (zan-THEL-um) (Info)
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9 - Species

Flower Habit:

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USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

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Flower Shape:

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Bloom Size:

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Color Pattern:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

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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

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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