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Lilium pumilum (tenuifolium)


Lilium pumilum has martagon-type flowers in a unique, shiny, fantastic orange-red.

Coral lily (Lilium pumilum) has small, nodding, martagon-type flowers that are a unique, deep, glowing, shiny, fantastic orange-red that will draw your eye from 100 paces away. The foliage is narrow and wiry giving a nice textural contrast with surrounding plants. From northeast China and adjacent Siberia.

Common Name: Coral Lily - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry open stony southern slopes in mountainous areas and on foothills. Grassland and low scrub in shallow humus-rich soils 400-900m.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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