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PlantFiles: Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Fire King'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Fire King
Hybridized by Stooke; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1933

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Division:
1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:
(b) Out-facing

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

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

Hardiness:
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:
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Flower Shape:
Recurved

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

Color Pattern:
Spotted

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral echoes On Sep 9, 2009, echoes from South of Winnipeg, MB (Zone 3a) wrote:

The height of this lily is 1.1 to1.2 m. Colour is deep reddish orange with purple spots. Petal tips are reflexed.

Regional...

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

Kenai, Alaska
Cement City, Michigan



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