Improved Orange Tiger Lily (Lilium tigrinum splendens ‘Improved’)

Improved Orange Tiger Lily

  • Renowned Spotted Tiger Blooms
  • Easy and Fast-Growing
  • Widely Adaptable
  • Long-Lasting Cut Flower

Perhaps the most popular of all hardy lilies, the Improved Orange Tiger Lily (Lilium tigrinum splendens ‘Improved’) is renowned for its large, vigorous blooms of fiery orange flowers, with darker spots coating the petals.

From mid-Summer into Fall, the brilliant, bright orange blooms explode above the green stems. The petals curl back, accentuating the half-dozen long stamens and perpendicular anthers.

The Tiger Lily is perfectly happy planted behind, and watching over, your perennial garden. It’s an excellent choice for borders and creates an extraordinary impact when planted en masse.

This lily also does well in containers, so try them in a pot on your patio! You can also cut some for indoor display, as they will last up to two weeks in a vase.

Best planted in a full to partial sun area, the fast-growing Improved Orange Tiger Lily reaches heights of 36-48 inches at maturity. Easy to the grow and adaptable to different soil types, it does prefer moderate moisture levels in a well-drained area.

To ensure even moisture, you can place mulch around the base of the flower. Adding mulch can also add a dramatic affect on the overall physical appearance!

The exotic look of the Improved Orange Tiger Lily is sure to be a hit in your landscape.

Improved Orange Tiger Lily (Lilium tigrinum splendens ‘Improved’) Details

Common name Improved Orange Tiger Lily
Botanical name Lilium tigrinum splendens 'Improved'
Hardiness zone 3-10
Growth rate Fast
Height 36 - 48 inches
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Foliage Yellows
Flower color Orange, Purple