Lilium philadelphicum


Common Name: wood lily
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:6 to 24 inches
Width:8 to 12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland Edge
Soil Type:moist to dry, well drained
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:red to orange-red
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Prefers acidic sandy soil. Open dry woods and edges.
Germination:Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
Germination Notes:hypogeal germinators
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.