'L. Auratum Virginale' - Clone Selection
Sweet, spicy fragrance, 3 to 4 Feet. Late July /Early August flowering.
This is an upfacing selection from breeding of L. auratum var. virginale. Virginale is the unspotted version of the widely known L. auratum var. platyphyllum or the 'Gold Band' Lily which is noted for its unsurpassed natural beauty and fragrance . This select clone will give you the performance of a hybrid Oriental rather than that of a sometimes temperamental species with more demanding requirements. Our crop estimates are for approximately 90 bulbs available for fall 2021 planting. Late July / Early August Flowering. 3 to 4 Feet. Sweet, enchanting fragrance.
Our photo insert shows L. auratum virginale in its more typical out to slightly pendant flower form.
Bulb Size - Our standard for bulbs of this Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulb cultivar ranges from Premium-size (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size (over 20 cm).
Classification: Oriental Species. (USDA Zones 7b-9, lows to +5 F. Winter mulch recommended in the colder climates)
Stock #8010 - 'L. auratum var. virginale' - Oriental Hybrid Lily