Red Hot Oriental Trumpet Lily

Red Hot Oriental Trumpet Lily (Orienpet Lily)

Oriental Trumpet Lily 'Red Hot' colors the garden with its large red flowers edged in yellow. It's wonderfully fragrant and will have up to 15 flowers on each spike when mature.
Zones3 - 8
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size36-44" tall
Bulb Spacing3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
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SizeBag of 3
SKUHC008692

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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36-44" tall. Oriental Trumpet Lily 'Red Hot' colors the garden with its large red flowers edged in yellow. Wonderfully fragrant, its flower spikes can have up to 15 flowers and needs staking to support this showy bouquet. Plant it in compost enriched garden soil in full to part sun. Cold hardy in zones 3-8. Hybridized from Asian native species.
More Information
SKUHC008692
Common Name
Red Hot Oriental Trumpet Lily (Orienpet Lily)
Botanical Name
Lilium Red Hot
Item Package Size
Bag of 3
Flower Color
Red
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Mature Height
36-44" tall
Bulb Spacing
3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
16-18 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 6-8" deep
Soil Type
Average Soil
Ideal Region
Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
Additional Information
Lilies like their feet in the shade and faces in the sun so keep them happy by planting behind or amongst other perennials for a dramatic effect.
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Lilium (Lily) - a huge genus of bulbous plants native primarily to the colder regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Although there are some sub-tropical species. The three biggest groups commonly grown include the Asiatic, Oriental and native North American species. The care of all three is similar.

Preferred growing conditions
  • Plant in a fast draining, compost enriched garden loam with full sun or a half day of partial sun. Lilies prefer slightly acid soil and are not a good choice for highly alkaline western soils unless you're willing to regularly acidify the soil with soil sulfur. Avoid clay unless amply amended with ample compost to improve drainage.
  • Mulch with commonly available mulch materials to a depth of 2 to 3 inches. Cool, moist soil is essential for optimum growth and flowering of lilies.
  • Lilies prefer consistent moist soil and need regular irrigation when conditions are dry. They don't like to dry out, but are prone to rot if their planting site is in a depression and accumulates water after a good rain.
  • Deadheading keeps the plants looking tidy and help them conserve energy for bulb growth and not seed production. But it will not bring them back into bloom.
  • Fertilize generously in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost. This can be repeated in late spring to help build humus levels in their soil.
  • Special comments
    • Oriental lilies are very fragrant, while Asian lilies are not.
    • Some of the taller varieties may require staking in windy climates, as they can get up to 6 ft. tall and be top heavy with lots of flowers.
    • Cut back to just above ground level in late fall or early spring.
    • Mulch heavily with a 2 to 3 inch layer in late fall as the soil begins to freeze. This is especially important when planting new bulbs in zone 3 and 4 climates. If snow cover is not dependable, make fall mulching a regular practice.

    • View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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