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Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily

Lilium 'Tiny Rocket'

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Lily Looks Tiny Rocket Lily (Lilium 'Tiny Rocket') at Roger's Gardens

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily flowers

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily flowers

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Lily Looks Tiny Rocket Lily (Lilium 'Tiny Rocket') at Roger's Gardens

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily in bloom

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Group/Class:  Asiatic Hybrid

Brand:  Monrovia

Description:

Dramatic, upright clusters of spectacular red flowers, crowning strong, compact stems; a stunning late spring to mid summer presentation for borders and patio containers; very impressive when massed

Ornamental Features

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily features bold cherry red trumpet-shaped flowers with black spots at the ends of the stems from late spring to mid summer, which emerge from distinctive chartreuse flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its glossy narrow leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects
  • Disease

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by multiplication of the underground bulbs; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Lily Looks™ Tiny Rocket Lily is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers against which the larger thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
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Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features