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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Loreto'

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

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
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

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Flat

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

Color Pattern:
Brushmarks

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

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
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive emilyrasmus On May 22, 2005, emilyrasmus from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

Great, undemanding tetraploid Asiatic lily with large orange flowers brushmarked in deep chocolate plum. Blooms in May/June and about 36" tall.

Regional...

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

Kenai, Alaska
Jacksonville, Florida
Olathe, Kansas
Haydenville, Massachusetts
Bay City, Michigan
Little Falls, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Portland, Oregon
Kalama, Washington
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



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