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'Lord Samuel Hood' - Trumpet Hybrid Lily Bulb
Classification: Trumpet/Aurelian Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 5-10, the colder climates of this range require winter mulching)
Stock # 6698 - 'Lord Samuel Hood' - Trumpet Lily Bulb
For whom the resource-rich Hood Canal of Washington State was named (Captain George Vancouver in 1792), this is the most colorfast trumpet with pink edging from the group, as well as having a very striking outfacing form. In hot areas of the country, some afternoon shade will be appreciated to prolong the deep pink edges on these large, fragrant flowers, with bright yellow anthers and dark colored stems. July. Limited Supply. (Clone #05-71)
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.
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