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T-42 'Pink Perfection Strain'
T-42 'Pink Perfection Strain' Recorded as being "selections from seedlings of L. leucanthum var. centifolium x L. sargentiae". We believe that the original stock of this lily was bred by the late LeVern Friemann and sold to Jan DeGraaff in the late 1940's as was reported to us by Mr. Friemann. The records show this lily was selected c. 1950 and was released in 1960. A very popular strain, color can range from light pink to almost purple.
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