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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Sorbet'

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

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Trumpet

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted
Brushmarks

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

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

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 rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
By dividing the bulb's scales
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gindee77 On Jun 13, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a lovely lily to use in the back row of a garden. It's pretty color and foliage add a nice touch to the landscape.

Regional...

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

Kenai, Alaska
Des Plaines, Illinois
Hampton, Illinois
Brookeville, Maryland
Bay City, Michigan
Lafayette, Tennessee
Kalama, Washington



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