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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; 6 tepals.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin (includes L. auratum x L. speciosum and other native Japanese species)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Fragrance, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
Oriental hybrid lily
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
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:6
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
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; six tepals

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

Bark or Stem Colour: Green
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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