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Lily Bulb - 'L. lijiangense' (Lilium species or wild lily)
L. lijiangense is a native of China and has been reported by photo contributors and successful growers Gene Mirro and Rimmer de Vries as being much like L. henryi once established. Large photo courtesy of Gene. More information will be added concerning L. lijiangense in the near future.
Photo inset #1 is of a close up of L. lijiangense as flowered and photographed by Rimmer.
Photo inset #1 was submitted by Gene Mirro of a "clump" of L. lijiangense as flowered and photographed in June of 2012.
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