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Lilium ‘Regale’ (Trumpet Lily)

Lily 'Regale', Regal Lily, King's Lily, Royal Lily

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Lilium 'Regale', Lily 'Regale', Regal Lily, King's Lily, Royal Lily, Summer Bulb, White Lilies, Fragrant Lilies, Trumpet Lilies, Lily Flower,  Lily Flowers

Appreciated for its intense fragrance, award-winner Lilium ‘Regale’ is a majestic Lily with huge (6 in or 15 cm long), glistening pure white trumpets facing outward, golden throats, and pinkish-purple streaks on the outside. On a still evening, nothing can match the sweet fragrance emanating from its abundant blossoms – up to 25 blossoms per stem for a spectacular long-lasting display. Plant it near a patio and enjoy its intoxicating fragrance!

  • Blooming in midsummer, this Lily constitutes an excellent border plant, providing striking color and contrast to the perennial border and mixes beautifully with annuals and other summer flowering bulbs. It is well suited to containers and the cutting garden, making excellent fresh-cut flowers.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society (1993).
  • Growing up to 4-6 feet tall (120-180 cm) on rigid, leafy stems, it performs best in full sun or part shade and is not fussy about soils, provided they are well-drained. Good moisture is required, and dry soils should be avoided!
  • Plant in spring or fall. Plant in groups of 3 bulbs at a minimum for a striking display! When flowering is over, cut back leaves and stems after they turn yellow.
  • Toxic to cats (though not for dogs or any known species)
  • Propagate by seed, sown, when ripe, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets after the foliage dies down.
  • This Lily is a member of the Species and cultivars of species Division (IX), which includes all species and their subspecies, varieties, and forms, and cultivars selected therefrom (excluding those derived from formosanum, longiflorum, philippinense, and wallichianum). There are 9 different types of lilies classified by the Royal Horticultural Society. And they are all real eye-catchers!

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Lilium
Common names Trumpet Lily, Lily
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid)
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Depth 8" (20cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Cutting Garden
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Lilium ‘Conca d’Or’ (Orienpet Lily)
Lilium ‘Candy Club’ (Orienpet Lily)
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Lilium ‘Chameleon’ (Martagon Lily)
Lilium ‘Flavia’ (Orienpet Lily)

Recommended Companion Plants

Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’ (Coneflower)
Achillea ‘Moonshine’ (Yarrow)
Allium sphaerocephalon (Drumstick Allium)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Lilium
Common names Trumpet Lily, Lily
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid)
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Depth 8" (20cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Cutting Garden
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