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 'Lilium bakerianum var. rubrum'

'Lilium bakerianum var. rubrum'

Item# ls225
Archive Item
(Species / Wild Lily)
A very rare pink/purple color form of L. bakerianum. Native to China, excellent drainage and protection from wet winters are a must for survival.

Photo inset #1 courtesy Wikimedia Commons and was taken by John Lykkegaard. This is a wonderful showing of the throat of the var. rubrum. Photo was cropped. his file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license Thank you John for sharing this wonderful photo on Wikimedia Commons.

Photo insert #2 copyright Pontus Wallstén of Switzerland. Used with permission.

Title photo copyright Pontus Wallstén of Switzerland. Photo taken by his friend Lin Wei of China. Used with permission.

Pontus has an excellent book titled 'The Lily Species and their bulbs' and he can be contacted by email at for more information. He also offers some rare species lilies in limited quantities that are shipped from his nursery in Switzerland.

This page is for reference only, not as an offer to sell species bulbs or seeds.
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