Sunset zones: A1-A3, 1-9, 14-24.
USDA zones: 3-10.
Heat zones: 8-1.
Height: 3-4 feet (1-1.2 m).
Upfacing flowers of soft yellow petals fading to pink tips, and darker pink centers.
Full sun to light shade.
Humus rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil.
In spring, when lilies are at the spear stage of growth (like asparagus), fertilize with a complete organic fertilizer. Do not feed again for the rest of the year; excessive fertilizing can promote disease and soft growth.
As soon as the foliage dies back, dig bulbs and remove scales, bulbils and offsets from bulb; immediately replant.
Rainy Side Notes
Lilium 'Fantasy' is a subtler lily with its soft yellow petals that have soft pink tips. It extends the Asiatic lily season by blooming in July. The flowers are smaller than others in this group, and have more presence in the garden when planted in clumps of five or more.
Photographed in author's garden.