Botanical Name: Lilium tigrinum lancifolium; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Height: 4-5 feet.
Spacing: 12 inches.
Depth: 6-8 inches.
Spread: 8-12 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Color: Deep orange with dark speckles.
Foliage: Long, slender, lance-shaped; 4-6 inches long.
Flower Form: Petals recurved. 20 or more per stem. Flowers pendulous.
Soil Requirements: Light, fertile, well-drained soil.
Pruning: Remove faded flowers to prevent seed formation and to increase flowering in following years.
Size: 3-4 inch blossoms.
Comments: Stems are covered with grey-white hairs. Thrives in even poor soils. Mulch to keep root zone cool. May need to be staked. Bulblets formed in leaf axils. If pollen sets on clothes, let dry before brushing off. LEAVE FOLIAGE INTACT UNTIL IT DIES BACK AFTER SEVERAL FROSTS BEFORE REMOVING. FEED WITH A COMMERCIAL 5-10-5 FERTILIZER UPON PLANTING AND EVERY SPRING THEREAFTER ACCORDING TO LABEL DIRECTIONS. BULBS MAY REQUIRE DIVISION EVERY 3-4 YEARS.
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