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T-01 'George C. Creelman'
On of several different clones. Selected from L. x imperiale. Preston hybrid 1919. Written on back of photo “In our estimation this is the most magnificent hybrid yet produced from a cross between L. regale and L. sarentiae. The massive, wide flaring flowers are reminiscent of L. auratum. Photo circ. 1927. Photo courtesy of the Bill & Mary Hoffman Collection.
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