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'Papilio' - Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb
Classification: Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb(USDA Zones 5-9, colder climates w/winter mulch.)
Stock # 7071 - 'Papilio' - Oriental Lily Bulb
'Papilio is a genus in the swallowtail butterfly family. Our 'Papilio' is even more gorgeous in the garden than the Tiger Swallowtails we all love to see visiting our flowers. Scrumptious color, pale cream and lemon yellow down the center of each petal, outlined by soft pink on the edges, similar in color to 'Giggle Button', but larger flowers and without speckles. Raised "starfish-like" papillae completes the picture on this sweetly-scented beauty, best in cool summer climates for prolonging color. 3 to 4 Feet. August Flowering.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb cultivar ranges from Premium-size (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
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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