'Hybrid Lily' is a plant in the Lilium genus with a scientific name of Lilium.
The Lilium genus is home to approximately 110 different herbaceous flowering species, normally growing from bulbs.
Species within the Lilium genus can be divided by species, or within their generalized hybrid group. These are:
Hybrid Lily grows as a perennial and is a flower / ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally growing to a mature height of 1.22 metres (3.96 feet), Hybrid Lily grows with a erect habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid summer. Try planting Hybrid Lily if you'd like to attract butterflies to your garden. Some varieties of Hybrid Lily you may like to consider growing are: Stargazer, Asiatic Mix, Casa Blanca, Muscadet, and Mona Lisa.
Species – all natural species and naturally occurring plants are within this group (not hybridized).
Asiatic Hybrids – Derived from Central East Asia, these are usually unscented with upright flowers
Martagon Hybrids – Petals are strongly recurved with nodding flowers.
Candidum Hybrids – Includes hybrids of L. candidum with several other mostly European species
American Hybrids – Taller varieties, generally clump forming perennials, and originally derived from L. pardalinum.
Longiflorum Hybrids – Generally grown for cut flowers and not in the garden. Known as the Easter Lilies.
Trumpet Lilies – Flowers are based on generally Asiatic species and are trumpet shaped, and tend to be very fragrant.
Oriental Hybrids – Based on hybrids of L. auratum and L. speciosum, they are fragrant and flowers tend to be outward. “Stargazer” belongs to this category.
Other Hybrids – All other garden hybrids.
Includes Interdivisional hybrids like Longiflorum-Asiatic (LA), Longiflorum-Oriental (LO), Oriental-Trumpet (OT or Orienpet), Asiatic-Trumpet (Asiapet), Oriental-Asiatic (OA), Longiflorum-Trumpet (Longipets), etc. There is a new Interdivisional hybrid called Martagon-Asiatic (Martasian).
China is thought to be the country of origin for Hybrid Lily.
Hybrid Lily is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Hybrid Lily have been kindly provided by our members.
Generally, bulbs are planted at a depth equal to 3 times the bulb’s size. Plant bulbs 6-9 inches apart in well-draining soil.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Hybrid Lily so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Hybrid Lily so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Hybrid Lily plants:
Misspellings: lilly, Lilies, Lillium
16 Oct 2011
These lilies are short, proliferous and multiply quickly. The flowers are upfacing with golden center and peachy-pink color.
A beautiful bi-color lily that is perfect for pot culture.
02 Sep 2011
Wonderful little lily. Little on the short side but still has a good bud count. One of my first asiatic hybrids to bloom. Excellent colour. Bulbs double almost every year.
02 Sep 2011
Good, strong, long & straight stems. Excellent bud count. Lovely soft pastel colouring. Fairly healthy plant.
01 Sep 2011
Excellent lily! Good, strong scent. Beautiful colouring. 3’ tall but up to 5’ when established. Good bud count. Very healthy. Requires acidic soil as do all oriental hybrids. Muscadet… yeah!
01 Sep 2011
Very strong oriental hybrid. 3-4 feet tall. Good bud count. Clear medium pink when opening going mauvish pink as it ages. Requires acidic soil. Healthy.
Hybrid Lily care instructions
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Popular varieties of Hybrid Lily
- Asiatic Mix
- Casa Blanca
- Mona Lisa
- Black Out
- Conca d'Or
- Monte Negro
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