Plant Care Mountain Lily

Mountain Lily

Also known as

Golden Rayed Lily and Goldband Lily


Lilium auratum

How to care for Mountain Lily


How often to water your Mountain Lily

Water needs for Mountain Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Mountain Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Mountain Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mountain Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mountain Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mountain Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Mountain Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mountain Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Mountain Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mountain Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mountain Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Mountain Lily

Mountain Lily

Mountain Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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