Prairie Lily (Lilium philadelphicum)

Prairie Lily (Lilium philadelphicum)

This is a classic lily of woodland edges and remnant prairies. It’s short and humble with only a few flower stems, but it stands out among other native plants with its traditional lily flowers.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium
Height:    12 inches
Blooms:    June, July
Color:    Orange
Spacing:    12″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds

Design Tips

Adds nice reddish orange color when scattered near borders.

Companion Plants

Prairie Phlox
Prairie Coreopsis
Prairie Dropseed