Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum
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Species Name: Lilium humboltii ssp. ocellatum
Common Name: Ocellated Humbolt Lily
- Local Humbolt Lily is threatened by development and horticultural collecting. Goes dormant in summer. Keep bulbs dry during summer!!
- Plant Family: Liliaceae
- Plant Type: Bulb
- Height by Width: 6' H x 2' W
- Growth Habit: Basal leaves with tall bloom stalk
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Shade
- Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
- Water Requirements: Summer dry
- Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Yellow-Orange
- Endangered?: List 4/RED 1-2-3
- Distribution: Outer South Coast Range, Southwest
- Natural Habitat: Yellow pine forest and openings, oak canyons below 5400'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.