The flowers of this species have elegant recurved petals that are deep carmine red, spotted with darker crimson spots and edged with white. They are exquisitely scented and can reach 6ft tall. They bloom in late summer and early fall making this species the latest flowering of all lilies. Best in moist, acid soil in part shade to part sun. From Japan and an ancestor of the oriental hybrids.
Common Name: Red Japanese Lily
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Shaded and moist places in forests and on grassy slopes at elevations of 600-900m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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