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Scientific Name: Lilium cvs. (Asiatic)
Pronunciation: LIL-ee-um
Common Name: Asiatic hybrid lily
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Compared to Oriental lilies, Asiatic lilies (DivisionĀ I) tend to have narrower leaves (more lanceolate), more numerous but smaller flowers that are upright or outward facing, and more mildly scented or unscented.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293, CLT Training

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China (east Asian species)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Indoor plant, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
Asiatic hybrid lily
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: Shorter than Oriental and Easter lilies

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): White, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Magenta, Dark-red
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul
Additional Info: Six tepals

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

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Bulbs

Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Low indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Thrips,
Specific Pests: Bulb rot
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