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Lilium lancifolium or Tiger Lily

Lilium lancifolium is a member of the Liliaceae family of plants. They also call it Tiger Lily, Lilium tigrinum. Lilium lancifolium is a bulbous perennial. It is clump-forming. This plant is native to China and Japan.

It grows up to 5ft or 1.5m tall. It blooms in summer and fall. Lilium lancifolium produces bright orange flowers. The petals have black or crimson spots. They grow on erect and tall stems. Use stakes to support them due to their height and weight.

Lilium Tigrinum or Lancifolium
Tiger Lily or Lilium lancifolium

Lilium lancifolium produces bulblets, along the stem. They are used to propagate this Lily. They call them bulbils. Flowers wither but are replaced by new ones. The pollen is said to be poisonous, however, the root and the flower seem to be edible. Lilium lancifolium is good for borders and containers.

How to grow Lilium lancifolium:

It is easy to grow. Grow Lilium lancifolium in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in average, moist, but well-drained soil. They adapt to any type of soil. They are generally disease-free and pest-free. They make excellent cut flowers. They are toxic to cats. Each bulb can produce up to forty flowers. For best display plant them in groups of 3 to 5.

Lilium Tigrinum - Tiger Lily
Lilium tigrinum

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