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A photo taken after the 1990 Saskatoon Lily Show and printed in one of our past catalogs, shows gardener, Andy Dingwall's, "Best of Show" Asiatic Lily and his ribbon rosette for "Best Three Stems [of a cultivar] in the Show". Andy is surrounded by a sea of Asiatic lilies, grown without winter mulch, but are perfectly hardy in the Canadian Prairies.
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