How to Get Lilies | Using Lilies as a DIY Material | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Lillies

This is a guide for the lily flowers found in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). See how to get Lilies, as well as lists of Lily colors and Lily DIYs.

How to Get Lilies

Buy Lily Seeds

ACNH - Leif

You can buy lily seeds from Nook's Cranny or from Leif's Garden Shop. One bag of lily seeds costs 240 bells while five bags cost 1200 bells.

This is by far the most recommended method to get Lilies, as getting them any other way requires a bit of luck.

Use Lilies for Flower Breeding

ACNH - Lily Flower Breeding

For the rare colors like black lilies and orange lilies, you need to breed the normal colors and work towards the flower that you want, as these don't grow in the wild.

Find them on Your Island

Red, yellow, and white lilies may grow on your island if your birthday is between June 1st and September 30th. The wild lilies will grow on top of the cliffs on your island, so you need access to those first.

Use a Ladder to Get the Flowers

To access the Lilies on your cliffs, make and use a Ladder through DIY.

How to Climb Cliffs

Get them from Mystery Tours

If lilies are not growing natively on your island, there is a chance they might grow on Mystery Islands. Note that Mystery Islands can only ever give you one other type of flower, so you're not guaranteed to find lilies on them.

Mystery Island Guide

Trade Online

If you're struggling to get a specific flower type or hybrid color, trading with others online might be the quickest way to get them!

Game8's ACNH Trading Board

Types of Lilies

Wild Lilies and Lily Seeds

Lilies grow naturally in the colors shown above, and you can buy seeds of these colors from Nook's Cranny or Leif.

Hybrid Lilies

ACNH Black Lily IconBlack Lily ACNH Orange Lily IconOrange Lily ACNH Pink Lily IconPink Lily
ACNH Red Lily IconRed Lily ACNH White Lily IconWhite Lily ACNH Yellow Lily IconYellow Lily

Other Lily colors can be produced through lily flower breeding, or be found on a Mystery Tour. The island with hybrid flowers is very rare, however, so we recommend breeding them yourself or trading online!

Hybrid Lily Flower Chart

Hybrid Flower Parent 1 Parent 2
ACNH Black Lily IconBlack Lily ACNH Red Lily IconRed Lily ACNH Red Lily IconRed Lily
ACNH Orange Lily IconOrange Lily ACNH Red Lily IconRed Lily ACNH Yellow Lily IconYellow Lily
ACNH Pink Lily IconPink Lily ACNH White Lily IconWhite Lily ACNH Red Lily IconRed Lily

For tips on how to crossbreed the colors you want, check out our Hybrid flower guide!

Hybrid Flower Breeding Guide

List of Lily DIY Recipes

Lilies can be used as a DIY Material to build the items shown below.

DIY Item Required Materials
Currently UnavailableLily Crown
White Lily IconWhite Lily (×2)
Yellow Lily IconYellow Lily (×2)
Red Lily IconRed Lily (×2)
Currently UnavailableDark Lily Crown
Black Lily IconBlack Lily (×6)
Currently UnavailableCute Lily Crown
White Lily IconWhite Lily (×2)
Pink Lily IconPink Lily (×2)
Orange Lily IconOrange Lily (×2)
Lily Record Player IconLily Record Player
Wood IconWood (×3)
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×3)
White Lily IconWhite Lily (×5)
Lily Wand IconLily Wand
Star Fragment IconStar Fragment (×3)
White Lily IconWhite Lily (×1)
Currently UnavailableFancy Lily Wreath
Yellow Lily IconYellow Lily (×3)
Pink Lily IconPink Lily (×3)
Orange Lily IconOrange Lily (×3)
Dark Lily Wreath IconDark Lily Wreath
Black Lily IconBlack Lily (×10)
Lily Wreath IconLily Wreath
White Lily IconWhite Lily (×3)
Yellow Lily IconYellow Lily (×3)
Red Lily IconRed Lily (×3)

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