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Lilium oriental 'Black Beauty'

Oriental Lily

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Lilium oriental 'Black Beauty'
Principal Common Name Oriental Lily
Common Name(s)
Description Dark raspberry recurved petals edged with a tiny white line and a matching white heart; persisted perennial; late blooming
General Comments Lilium Black Beauty was the first lilium to be entered in the North American Lily Society’s “Hall of Fame”
Origin 1957
Height Range 36 - 48 IN
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Strap-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color Deep Red
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Cut Flower : Flower : Speciman

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