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xan's Tiger Lily x 1 Blooming

Plant: Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium) | Variety: Orange Tiger

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I’m guessing it was in some exchange, likely from my dad’s where I got the Prairie Coneflowers. All I know is it grows like a weed and makes a fantastic backdrop to my border.



Planting Data

Tiger Lily (60)
Orange Tiger (25)

volunteer (it just appeared in my garden!)

xan's Tiger Lily Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Tiger Lily 'Orange Tiger' normally grows to a mature height of 70.0 cm (that's 2.27 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light, which is a great match for Tiger Lily 'Orange Tiger'.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Tiger Lily 'Orange Tiger'. The recommended range is between Zone 2 and 7.

A soil ph of between 4.5 and 7.0 is ideal for Tiger Lily 'Orange Tiger' as it does best in acidic to neutral soil so test your soil acidity often.

More information about Tiger Lily is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tiger Lily Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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  • Carol023

    Carol023 wrote:

    Your lily is Lilium lancifolium, aka Tiger Lily. It has stems bulbils that propagate easily.

    Posted on 04 Aug 08 (over 6 years ago)

  • xan

    xan wrote:

    Thanks, carol!

    Posted on 05 Aug 08 (over 6 years ago)

  • billybob

    billybob wrote:

    Hey, that’s a nice flower!

    Posted on 24 Dec 08 (over 6 years ago)

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