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 'Lilium szovitsianum'

'Lilium szovitsianum'

Item# LS145
Archive Item
(Species / Wild Lily)
Native to wooded clearing and subalpine zones of Transcaucasia and the southern shores of the Black Sea, Lilium szovitsianum is equally at home in the garden when provided with its needs as is Lilium monadelphum . Carrying a strong fragrance, these pendant flowers are straw yellow in color and occasionally have a few spots. Requiring a well drained but heavy soil, they dislike being moved. Said to be long lived, providing conditions are to its liking, it does tolerate a wide Ph range of soils as long as they are well drained. Slow growing it can take many years to produce a good, flowering size bulb.

Title photo taken by Rictor Norton & David Allen titled as 'Summer Garden'. Copyright Rictor Norton & David Allen, all rights reserved. Source was Wikimedia Commons. Original photo cropped. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Photo insert #1 taken by Pontus Wallstén in evenly wooded area, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.

Photo insert #2 of plant grown from seed by Bob Gibson. Copyright B & D Lilies. All rights reserved.

Insert #3 was taken in Shahdag National Park, Qusar, Azerbaijan by Khagani Hasanov. Copyright Khagani Hasanov, all rights reserved. Original photo cropped. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0.

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