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'Copper King Strain' - Trumpet Hybrid Lily Bulb
Stock # 6200 - 'Copper King Strain' - Trumpet Lily Bulb
The strong color and great fragrance of these majestic Trumpet lilies will rule over lesser garden subjects. The blooms open an orange-apricot shade and each petal reverse is crowned with dark, coppery-red veining. This strain is grown from seed. 4 to 6 feet. July Flowering.
As with 'Tropical Isle', the bulbs being offered this season are from a few bulblets salvaged following flooding of a field years ago where thousands of bulbs washed out into the Willamette River when it broke through its banks just south of Independence, Oregon. These are classified as large, flowering size bulbs having produced 1 to 3 blooms this year.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this Trumpet Hybrid Lily Bulb cultivar ranges from Premium-size» (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size» (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
Classification: Trumpet/Aurelian Hybrid Lily Bulb (USDA Zones 5-10, the colder climates of this range require winter mulching)
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