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'Thalita' - aka 'Double Pink Rose' - Double Flowered Oriental Hybrid
Classification: Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb (USDA Zones 5-9, colder climates w/winter mulch.)
Stock # 7162 - 'Distant Drum'- aka 'Double Pink Rose' - Oriental Lily Bulb
Here is a fun new Double Flowered Oriental. Coming out of the “Rose Flowered” series in Holland and introduced in the spring of 2010, fall 2010 will see the first US produced crop of this lily.
As the grower provided photo shows, (this photo will be updated in July with our field bloom) this is a rather full double and shows a great deal of advancement over earlier selections from this line. It has been reported as being quite color fast and carries the same fragrance typical of all Oriental Hybrid Lilies. A July bloomer, ‘Distant Drum’ grows to 3 to 4 Feet.
This lily is now also being sold as 'Double Pink Rose' by some companies. As new names continue to pop up on the web marketer sites, we will keep you posted best we can.
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.
Save $4.00 on purchase of 6 Bulbs.
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