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'Rainbow Mix' (Asiatic Lily Hybrid Mix)
Classification: Asiatic Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 3-10, lows to -40° F.)
(Stock #L-1098) An economical mixture of colors; this group has been the basis for our Bonus Bulbs for several years. This field mix contains named clones; new, one-of-a-kind bulbs; and strains grown form seed. These are all large, flowering size Asiatic bulbs (size 14/16cm & larger), not tiny, "naturalizing" bulblets or left-over bulbs from a forcing greenhouse, as sold by some other companies. Height varies from bulb to bulb, but most will average around 3 feet tall, with 5 to 12 blooms the first summer. Good for cut flowers, mass plantings or gifts. Plant in full sun or light shade. Late may/June flowring. 3 to 5 Feet. June. Minimum order: 3 bulb package. Landscape quantities of 100 or more bulbs priced upon request.
Photo inset, Independance, Oregon Asiatic field.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this lily cultivar ranges from Premium-size" (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size" (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base