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PlantFiles: Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Cassandra'

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

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Division:
7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing
(b) Out-facing

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

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

Hardiness:
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
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:
Recurved
Ruffled

Bloom Size:
6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:
Brushmarks
Papillae

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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
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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
By dividing the bulb's scales
By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets

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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive matejcurl On Jul 19, 2008, matejcurl from Delnice
Croatia wrote:

I'm from Croatia.I have cassandra too but the flower did't opened yet.I'm very suprised by the size of bud,it's 12,5 cm long.That's my first oriental lily and i cant wait to see opened flower!

Positive Kruch72 On Nov 29, 2004, Kruch72 from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Very nice fragrant lily. Purchased from Dutchgarden in 2001, which doesn't offer any more. Not much info this lily other than the breeders was Bischoff Tulleken.

Regional...

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

Arcata, California
Gilmer, Texas
Kalama, Washington



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