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Scientific Name: Lilium longiflorum
Pronunciation: LIL-ee-um lawn-jih-FLORE-um
Common Name: Easter lily
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google Images. Often hybridized with Asiatic or Oriental lilies.
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Oblanceolate
Apices: Acute
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: Arching
Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May, Jun, Jul
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Aerial or climbing roots , Bulbs
Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Root rot, Virus
Specific Pests: Fungus gnats, Bulb rot
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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