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Lilium ‘Red Velvet’


Rich, dark red flowers of Lilium ‘Red Velvet’ are slightly downward facing with elegant recurved petals.

The rich, dark red flowers of Lilium ‘Red Velvet’ are downward facing with recurved petals giving this cultivar a touch of the elegant quality of species lilies such as martagons. This lily is a triploid, making it tough as nails, and hummingbirds adore it. Asiatic lilies are unscented and grace garden beds or pots with bright, diverse colours in June. Plant in groups of 3 to 5 for best effect.

Common Name: Asiatic Lily

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Black

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: No

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Sun with moist, shaded roots.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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