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'First Crown' - Oriental x Asiatic Hybrid Lily Bulb
Classification: Oriental Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 5-9, the colder climates of this range must provide winter mulching.)
Stock # 7156 - 'Oriental x Asiatic Lily Bulb
A cross between Oriental and Asiatic hybrids, this suprising specimen glows red-orange with creamy-peach on the edges of huge, scented blooms, more like an Oriental, but colored like an Asiatic. Soft scent. 3 to 4 Feet. July.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this lily cultivar ranges from Premium-size» (14/16 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