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'L. regale'- species lily
Flower Description: (Chinese native) Beloved, funnel-shaped flowers, very popular for historic preservation sites for their "vintage" role in the evolution of the American landscape. These heavily-fragrant blooms are wonderful as a bridge between early Asiatics and late Oriental lilies. Culture same as Trumpet hybrids. White flowers with yellow throats, pale to dark pink outer coloring. Enchanting fragrance and easy-care.
'L. regale' is perfect in the herbaceous border planted among delphiniums and other July flowering perennials. Introduced to England from China in 1903, our seed grown stock comes from select parents showing greatest flower size and vigor. Grows an average of 5 feet tall, but can be much taller if left undisturbed for a few years, and given regular weeding, watering and fertilizing. 3 to 6 Feet. July.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this lily cultivar ranges from Premium-sizeĽ (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-sizeĽ (over 20 cm). Click here for details.
Classification: Lilium species (USDA Zones 5-9, the colder climates of this range must provide winter mulching.)
Stock # 8013 - 'Lilium regale' - Species or Wild Lily
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