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Lily Bulb - 'L. pumilum 'Yellow Bunting' (Species or Wild Lily)
Thought at one time to be the result of a cross with Lilium martagon album, the yellow form of Lilium pumilum is now regarded as a species. The small, fragrant flowers are bright, canary yellow and are generally unspotted. It is self fertile and as with its more familiar cousin, flowers in 18 months from germination. This is the lily of choice for our native Swallowtail Butterflies.
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