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Oriental-Trumpet Lily, OT Hybrid, Orienpet Lily 'Anastasia'


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

(c) Down-facing


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


9-12 in. (22-30 cm)


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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:


White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Flower Shape:


Bloom Size:

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

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

Color Pattern:





Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:


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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers


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

Elgin, Illinois

Grayslake, Illinois

Coatesville, Indiana

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Saint Louis, Missouri

Southold, New York

Arlington, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jan 29, 2016, Ancolie88 from Innsbruck,
Austria (Zone 6b) wrote:

Lilium "Anastasia" is a huge stunner in my garden here in Austria! Its amazing!


On Nov 15, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

This spring I planted 5 bulbs that I got from Brent & Becky's. Large firm bulbs, but the stems only got to a bit over 2', with 2 large and very beautiful (and very fragrant) flowers each. I suspect that with more time for root establishment, they will be much larger next year.

What I thought most interesting is that, in a garden where Asiatic lilies require daily inspection for lily leaf beetle, the beetles left this OT hybrid completely untouched. I have heard that OT hybrids are relatively resistant to the beetle, but I couldn't imagine that the difference could be so dramatic.


On May 19, 2011, wabisabi0214 from Pleasant Hill, OR wrote:

I did not have good results with this lily. Although they are strong growers, all of mine did not grow upright, but rather at a 45 degree angle facing the sun despite being planted in full sun and in a location where other lillies did just fine.


On Jan 28, 2009, DonnaMack from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is an absolutely phenomenal lily. I purchased three from The Lily Garden several years ago, and they have nicely multiplied. Beautiful flowers, wonderful scent, completely disease and heat resistant (90 degrees) and well as exceptionally cold tolerant (20+below). The flowers are so large they bend a bit snd some need staking, but truly elegant.


On Jul 24, 2007, toriastar from Arlington, VA wrote:

Huge!! see my photos in comparison to stargazers - they were at least half as big, down facing, smelt nice and seemed to lasted a while. I got my bulbs from Brent & Becky's.


On Jun 22, 2007, kprp from Saint Louis, MO wrote:

This is a fabulous OT (Oriental Trumpet) lily.

It is tall, around 6' in my garden. It has large open faced flowers in a hot pink and white color scheme. It blooms last of the OT's in my garden extending the bloom time of the OT season.


On Mar 12, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

varying shades of pink swirl around and through the white petals of this lovely lily.

This exciting new group of lilies is a result of hybridizing fragrant oriental lilies with the regal, large flowered trumpet lilies. The selection process is rigorous where strengths of both groups are sought; produces larger flowers, stronger stems and more vigor.

Color: White Pink
Height: 32" And Up
Flowering Time: Mid Summer
Sun vs Shade: Full Sun Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Average Dry
Zones: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10