Lilium catesbaei

pine lily


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: .5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      red
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Retain if present. Could be grown as a small specimen plant in a wildflower garden.
Considerations: Rarely grown as difficult to find seeds or bulbs.
Propagation: Division of bulbs. Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic


Native Habitats: Mesic flatwoods, wet prairie, wet flatwoods, open seepage areas such as cutthroat seeps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

In the natural environment, this species benefits from periodic fire. Very difficult to see except when in bloom.