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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: Leaves linear 12-20 cm long x 4-5 cm wide; flowers white, fragrant, trumpet-shaped, up to 17 cm long, 6 tepals, bloom in July-August or in time for Easter if forced indoors.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Indoor plant, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google. Easily hybridizes with formosan, Asiatic, and Oriental lilies.
Easter lily
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
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:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:6
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown, Green
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep

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: Aphids or adelgids, Root rot, Virus, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant )
Specific Pests: Fungus gnats, Bulb rot
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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