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Catesby's lily, Pine lily
Lilium catesbaei
Liliaceae
 

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

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.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

 Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.

 Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations north to Martin and Charlotte 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. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page.


Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee


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