Asiatic Lily
Lilium 'Gran Paradiso'

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

1 - Asiatic hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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)

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

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Bowl

Bloom Size:

3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:

Papillae

Foliage:

Deciduous

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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)

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Propagation Methods:

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

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

Regional

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

Kenai, Alaska

Macy, Indiana

Mahopac, New York

Orchard Park, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Fort Worth, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 1, 2009, beansandpenney from Orchard Park, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

These are already a foot tall in my garden, taller than any other of the asiatics that have sprouted. Vibrant color. However, last year, I enjoyed the blooms for one day and then the deer ate the blossoms. I couldn't believe it. I'm sure that deer was sick later...