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Catesby's lily, Pine lily
Lilium catesbaei
Liliaceae


General Landscape Uses:

Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also moist to wet wildflower gardens.
Availability:
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Description:
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
Dimensions:
About 2-3 feet tall. Taller than broad.
Growth Rate:
Moderate.
Range:
Southeastern United States south to Palm Beach and Collier counties.
Habitats:
Moist to wet pinelands.
Soils:
Moist to wet, moderately well-drained acid sandy soils with some organic contect, with or without humusy top layer.
Nutritional Requirements:
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Drought Tolerance:
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Light Requirements:
Full sun.
Flower Color:
Red to orange, yellow at the center.
Flower Characteristics:
Showy.
Flowering Season:
Summer-fall.
Fruit:
Inconspicuous capsule.
Comments:
It is listed as threatened by the state of Florida.


 


Keith A. Bradley
Chuck McCartney
Chuck McCartney
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Roger L. Hammer
Steven W. Woodmansee

Steven W. Woodmansee