Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Prairie Lily, Wood Lily, Philadelphia Lily

Prairie Lily, Wood Lily, Philadelphia Lily 

Lilium philadelphicum

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, humus-rich soil.  1-3 ft. height, blooms in summer, red-orange flowers.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Only occurs in 4 counties — Claiborne, Grundy, Sequatchie, and Hamilton

Designated an “Endangered Species” in Tennessee.  Since there are different regional varieties of this species, it is important to buy them as close to home as possible.  Attracts birds, including hummingbirds.


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