Classification: Trumpet/Aurelian Hybrid Lily Bulb (USDA Zones 5-10, colder climates w/winter mulch)Stock # 6024 - 'Midnight Clone' - Trumpet Lily Bulb
(de Graaff) Deep mauve-purple, heirloom variety, 'Midnight' is the darkest Trumpet lily we offer. A real traffic-stopper, this one will turn heads. These scented flowers appear nearly black in the Pacific Northwest and look great with light pink or white lilies. Intense sun lightens color in hot climates, so plant in light shade if possible. 5 to 6 Feet. July.NOTE: This listing is posted as a historical reference to this lily, originally designated by de Graaff as 'OG-30'. The last company to grow this clone, in the year 2002, we gave the planting stock to a contract grower as Bob had become allergic to the fragrances of the Trumpet types. That grower mixed the clone with the 'Midnight Strain' which brought a halt to propagation. These days (2008), any listings found for either 'Midnight' or 'Midnight Strain' are nothing more than the old 'Pink Perfection' Strain. This lily is extinct.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this Trumpet Hybrid Lily Bulb cultivar ranges from Premium-size» (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size» (over 20 cm). Click here for details.