Tiger lilies bloom in mid-summer. Tiger lilies, formally known as Lilium lancifolium, can be found throughout the United States and are also sometimes called ditch lilies. The flower has vibrant coloring and easy to care for, making it a popular choice for new gardeners.
Tiger lilies are also edible and have some medicinal properties, including congestion and pregnancy-related nausea. Some viral diseases can live on tiger lilies, and they are also known to be toxic to cats. Tiger lilies can be grown from bulbs and need moist soil to thrive. The flower does not produce seeds, but the flower can be reproduced through the bulb scales.