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Tiger Lily

Lilium lancifolium

Also known as

Easter Lily, Devil Lily, Kentan, Martagon, Lance-Leaved Tiger Lily, Lily

Lilium lancifolium 3 by Hardyplants (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

30cm

80cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tiger Lily Overview

Lilium lancifolium is a bulbous perennial species that produces lance-shaped leaves and showy orange-and-black flowers. Also termed tiger lily after the flowers, this is a term applied to other species.

Common problems with Tiger Lily

How to propagate Tiger Lily

Bulbs

Propagated by means of offsets from the main bulb (bulbils).

Seed

By seed.

Special features of Tiger Lily

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Tiger Lily

Grown for their often fragrant, brightly coloured flowers. Makes a good container plant.