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Lilium sargentiae

Common name Sargent's lily
Family liliaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-8)
Flowers white (late spring-early summer)
Size 6'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil, not too dry
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Tall species from China with perfumed white trumpet flowers.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (10%G, 17d).
    Baggy 35F (4w) - 70F (4w; no G)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (27%G, 17-46d)

The viable seeds appear to germinate just fine at room temperature; a fair fraction of the seeds in my batch were probably not viable (no embryos visible)]

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