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'Aurelian Jewels' (seedling mix)
Carlton Yerex, 1958. No parentage given. This appears to be a selected mix of seedlings from his breeding work. Photo inset, more of the 'Aurelian Jewels'. Photo courtesy 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