Lilium humboldtii ssp. humboldtii

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Lilium humboldtii ssp. humboldtii

Species Name: Lilium humboltii
Common Name: Humboldt Lily

Spectacular large, Turk's cap flowers. Give water in spring but very little in summer.

Plant Family: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: Flower spike to 8' H
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Shade or partial sun
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Orange
Natural Habitat:

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: gardening with California Monocots. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.