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Scientific Name: Lilium cvs. (Oriental)
Pronunciation: LIL-ee-um
Common Name: Oriental hybrid lily
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Compared to Asiatic lilies, Oriental lilies tend to have larger, wider (more elliptical) leaves and larger but fewer flowers (in whites pinks, reds, or rarely yellow) that are strongly scented.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Fragrance, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google. Includes hybrids of L. auratum and L. speciosum and / or other of several Japan native species.
Oriental hybrid lily
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Acute
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: Longer and broader than Asiatic hybrids

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Orange, (Includes bicolors)
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Larger than Asiatic or Easter lily; extremely fragrant

Fruit Type: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Bulbs

Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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