Lilium canadense

Other Scientific Name(s):
Common Name(s): Canada lily, Wild yellow lily
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: bulb
Native Range: sON, QC, NB, NS
Habitat: Meadows, Moist woodland
Wildlife Benefit: attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds, attracts pollinators

General Description

Flower Colour: orange, yellow
Blooming Season: summer
Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Season: summer, fall
Height at maturity: 60 - 150 cm (1' 11" - 4' 11")

Growing Conditions

Light: partial shade
Moisture: moist

General Interest

Cautions: Can be toxic, Ensure not wild collected

Gardener's Notes

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Ensure plants are not wild collected as this has a detrimental effect on our natural areas.

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