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Icelandic Sunrise

'Icelandic Sunrise' - Orienpet

Item# l9012
In Stocksale
$24.95
SPECIAL PRICING NOTE: We are please to be able to offer for Spring 2021 delivery 'Large, Flowering Size' bulbs of Icelandic Sunrise at a very special price of 1/2 that of the jumbo size bulbs shipped in the fall. This offering is restricted to only 25 bulbs total.

We are again honored to be able to offer our customers a selection of new and very limited production lilies from Master Breeder, Johan Mak of Oregon. We have always considered Johan to be not only the top breeder in the USA, but also in the world. In 2017, Johan was honored with the E. H. Wilson Award, which is the highest honor bestowed by the North American Lily Society.


Flower Description: 'Icelandic Sunrise' is a cross between 'Mount Helena' and 'Indian Summer' and is almost beyond description for its beauty. Not only is yellow a somewhat rare color even in Orienpets still, it is usually found to be more of a buttery yellow rather than bright canary. This is the cleanest, most pure yellow we have seen in a lily. In Johan's seedling greenhouse, it towered over its sister seedlings. We expect 'Icelandic Sunrise' to be a more modest 4 feet or so in the garden, but in the proper setting could get taller. Highly fragrant, this is a July Bloomer. Bulbs are coming to us directly from Mr. Mak.

Very Limited Production

Email from Wisconsin 7/24/19 concerning 2017 purchase of 'Icelandic Sunrise': Well, I am thrilled. Stunned. Amazed. I am in awe. The flower size, along with the papillae and perfect yellow coloring blend  had me standing in front of it for about ten minutes. It is very special. Better than I imagined. A stand out among new breeding, that’s for sure.  Hardy to a week of -30F with a small snow cover at the time.

Thanks for adding to my garden. 

SHIPPING NOTE: As this is a higher priced "collector lily", if by adding to an existing order or when included with other bulbs, should their price place your order in the next higher shipping category, we will be charging shipping at the same amount as if your order had not included this lily.

Bulb Size - Large Flowering Size. All bulbs flowered during the summer of 2020.

Classification: Orienpet Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 6-10, colder climates w/winter mulch.)

Stock #9012 - 'Icelandic Sunrise' - Orienpet Hybrid
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