Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Dizzy'

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

7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(a) Up-facing

(b) Out-facing

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:

Recurved

Bloom Size:

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Spotted

Papillae

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

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:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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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

Regional

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

Kenai, Alaska

San Leandro, California

Clifton, Colorado

Stamford, Connecticut

Jacksonville, Florida

Niceville, Florida

Machesney Park, Illinois

Macy, Indiana

Nichols, Iowa

Pleasureville, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

South China, Maine

Bay City, Michigan

Bemidji, Minnesota

Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Saint Louis, Missouri

Staten Island, New York

, Newfoundland and Labrador

Lake Toxaway, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

North Augusta, South Carolina

Leesburg, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Spencer, West Virginia

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 16, 2006, billyporter from Nichols, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

These were a free gift from Dutch Gardens. If I remember, they were short, around 2', but that may be because they need to mature. They're fragrant and remind me of Stargazer.