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'Black Beauty' - Orienpet Hybrid Lily Bulb
Flower Description: Smaller, recurved, deep red flowers with white edges. A nearly indestructible lily; reported to be bred from Lilium speciosum, Oriental, and Trumpet pollen, with the possible inclusion of L. henryi. 'Black Beauty' ranks high in the North American Lily Society's "Hall of Fame" for long-lived dependability in just about every area. Light scent. 5 to 6 Feet. July/August Flowering. Light Fragrance.
'Black Beauty' was the first of the 'Orienpet' type lilies. When Leslie Woodriff introduced this crowing achievement of his lifelong work, he broke the mold of thinking for what was possible in the breeding of lilies.
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Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this Orienpet Hybrid Lily Bulb cultivar ranges from Premium-size» (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size» (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
Classification: (USDA Zones 4-9, colder climates w/winter mulch.)
Stock # 7077 - 'Black Beauty' - Orienpet Lily Bulb
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