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'Manorca' (Fragrant Asiaitc)
Classification: Longiforum-Asiatic Hybrid (USDA Zones 5-10, winter mulch recommended in the colder climates)
Lily Bulb #L-5993 - Cute, buffy-orange blooms that are totally free of spots. Slated for introduction in 2010, the crop looks fantastic this year so why wait? The flowers of Manorca are a bit smaller than the "norm" for the LA types, but it has lots of them. Popular in the cut flower trade, 'Manorca' breezed through our garden trials with flying colors. 3 Feet. June/July.
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