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Mt. Vernon, Washington
'White Henryi' bulb grown by Ethel O'Brian, and photographed by son, Dan O'Brian, has been featured in our catalogs for years, and for good reason. Trumpet and Aurelian bulbs will grow to the size of small melons if left alone in fluffy, well drained soil.
After three years next to the house, this specimen needed to be moved after it grew to reach the 7' eaves on the house!
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