Sequim Rare Plants, Sequim, WA 98382

Lilium duchartrei

Lilium duchartreiLilium duchartrei
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  • common names: lily
  • flowering season: early summer
  • height: 2 - 4 feet
  • Light requirements: sun, afternoon shade
  • Soil requirements: deep and rich garden loam
  • Water requirments: average
  • Growth habit: either as a single plant or as a clump of seveal plants together
  • How to propagate: digging and dividing the bulbous roots
  • Leaf type: 1 or 2-inch long green leaves
  • Ways to use it: this plant likes similar growing conditions that rhododendrons like and grow well together with them; also grows well with other flowering perennials
The sweetly scented flowers of this lily open from June into July. Each blossom is 2½-inches wide with highly recurved petals, white with a green throat and spotted in rich wine-red. A plant will grow from 2 to 4 feet in height, having up to twelve flowers. It grows from a round, white bulbous root. Flowers on a stem will not open all at once - the lower ones open first. The size of the blossoms and the scale of this plant make it perfectly suited for a summer bouquet. It likes afternoon shade and a rich, humusy soil. A plant will expand into a colony. USDA Zones 3 - 9.

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