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common name: Lily
growth rate: medium
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: purple & green
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
One of the finest late flowering lilies. Very hardy, very vigorous and very free flowering. Tall growing. Can bear up to twenty graceful, turkscap-shaped, nodding flowers of rich, deep orange. Very fragrant. Stems are marked with purple and the glossy green foliage is a perfect foil for the flowers.
Prefers neutral to alkaline soil in part shade.
Division IX species lily from central China.
pronounced: LIL-ee-um HEN-ree-eye