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Lilium henryi (IX) (Henry's lily)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lilium henryi (IX)

Other names

Henry's lily

Genus

Lilium Lilium

Species

L. henryi - L. henryi has crowded narrow leaves and black-spotted, deep-orange "turk's cap" shaped flowers.


Lilium henryi (IX) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Orange, Spotted in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Pruning

No pruning needed

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Lilium henryi (IX) (Henry's lily) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil, enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Lilium henryi (IX)

Other names

Henry's lily

Genus

Lilium Lilium

Species

L. henryi - L. henryi has crowded narrow leaves and black-spotted, deep-orange "turk's cap" shaped flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Orange, Spotted in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Pruning

No pruning needed

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lilium henryi (IX) (Henry's lily) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil, enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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