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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Crimson Pixie'

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

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Trumpet

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

Color Pattern:
Papillae

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

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)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Corgi_Lily On Jun 16, 2006, Corgi_Lily from Lowell, MI wrote:

Starts blooming in early June for me here in Zone 5. Goes on for about a month- due to the different ages of the bulbs. The younger ones bloom a tad bit later. 4 or 5 bulbs put in 5 years ago are now 30+. The deep orange color stays vibrant throughout blooming. I have it in screaming hot, south facing sun all day. I no longer water that perennial border so they are on their own and do fine. It can rain 6 inches in a week or not for a month, so they are adaptable. Mine get just over 2 feet tall at maturity. I have not used them as cut flowers yet- worried that I would not leave enough stem to regenerate the bulb, but with them propagating so fast, I may just start.

Regional...

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

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Anchorage, Alaska
Kenai, Alaska
Lowell, Michigan
Little Falls, Minnesota
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Fate, Texas
Farmington, Utah
Kalama, Washington
Ellsworth, Wisconsin
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin



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