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How tall is Tom Pounce?

Posted by linnea56 z5 IL (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 5, 08 at 12:48

When I bought and planted it this spring the package said it would be 36". Obviously it did not reach that this year (more like a foot, but it did bloom and was very lovely). Now this fall in some catalogs I have run across references to it being a short, border, or miniature lily. One even said that the name "Tom Pounce" is a British version of the fairytale character "Tom Thumb".

I could not find it on Daves Garden (or nothing that mentioned height). I google searched it but found conflicting information. If it really is short or a miniature I need to move it. It is planted amid several normal height Orientals.


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RE: How tall is Tom Pounce?

About a foot and half ki have one growing and it is beutifull


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RE: How tall is Tom Pounce?

Just checked the package and it is "Tom Pouce" not "Tom Pounce"! I did then look under Tom Pouce but still found conflicting heights.


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RE: How tall is Tom Pounce?

The height depends on many factors: how well the lily is established (first year lilies are shorter), how much sun does it get, etc. It is definitely not dwarf though. I'd say 3-3.5' average.


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