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Lilium canadense
Common Name: Canada Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Lilium canadense
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Lilium canadense is native to eastern North America. It grows into delicate candelabras of downward-facing flaring lily trumpets. The flowers of this lily are variable in colour and come in shades of yellow, orange or red with nice spots. Up to 16-20 flowers can be produced on an established plant. The buds and roots were gathered and eaten by First Nations peoples.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Meadows; low thickets; wet woods.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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