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'Shellrose Hybrids' (Pride of Charlotte x L. leucanthum var. chloraster) Bred, raised, and named, John Shaver, formerly Newberg, Oregon 1956. Introduced by Edgar Cline 1956. Photo by B & D Lilies. When John Shaver moved his catalog business to Port Townsend, this was one of the early lilies that we grew for him. As a matter of its longevity, Bob was 6 years old when this lily was selected.
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