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'L. kesselringianum' (Species or Wild Lily)
Native to the Caucasus, and Turkey in areas near the Black Sea, the Turk's Cap, straw colored flowers of this species are spotted in cinnamon. Little is known about Lilium kesselringianum as it seems to never have been introduced into commerce nor have we attempted to grow it. Photo courtesy of Dr. Fritz Ewald.
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