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'L. cernuum bed' (Species or Wild Lily)
Our first flowering of Lilium cernuum was in a cool greenhouse in the early 1980's. The seed was sown in six inch deep planting boxes in a product called 'Sunshine #4' potting mix. Within days, germination took place and we marveled at the speed in which the new plants developed. The next spring most had one or two flowers and the following spring was a stand of magnificent, sweetly fragrant flowers.
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