Easter Lily is part of the Lilium genus. Its scientific name is Lilium longiflorum. The botanical name epithet for Easter Lily (longiflorum) means 'with long flowers'.
Often given as a gift for Easter, this plants have been forced to bloom early. After forcing may take a year or two to return to regular bloom time. Many people consider them temporary ‘throwaway’ houseplants and do not bother to plant them outdoors.3
This plant is toxic to pets. 1Blooms appear in these approximate colours: White. When mature, blooms are roughly 10.0 cm (that's 3.9 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a funnel form, with an approximate petal count of 5. Leaves appear approximately as a Ao green colour. A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Easter Lily normally grows with a erect habit to a mature height of 95.0 cm (that's 3.09 feet imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early summer.
Japan is believed to be where Easter Lily originates from.
Easter Lily is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Not as hardy as most lilies… often considered tender. However, when planted deeply with a good layer of mulch it will grow very well as far north as zone 6a. Does not require as much chilling in winter as most lilies, thus making it easy to force. Grows well in light, sandy loam.Easter Lily likes a position of full sun / dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 5 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.
See our list of companion Plants for Easter Lily to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Easter Lily plants: