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'L. Auratum Virginale' - Species or Wild Lily
Lily Bulb #L-8010 - This is the unspotted version of the more widely known L. auratum var. platyphyllum or the 'Gold Band' Lily. Producing huge 10 inch bowl shaped flowers that have a striking gold band on each "waxy" petal. Grown from seed, these plants can range from 3 to 4 feet in height with some variation in flower size and form from bulb to bulb. As will all species, these are guarantee as healthy and true-to-name, not for failure to grow.Late July / Early August Flowering. 3 to 4 Feet.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this lily 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