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 'Lilium primulinum var. ochraceum'

'Lilium primulinum var. ochraceum'

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(Species / Wild Lily)
This variant of 'L. primulinum in nature rises to about 4 feet (1.2 meters) and carries 1 to 3 dark centered, greenish-ocher tips, hence the name var. orhraceum. There are examples that have been found in the wild of a darker form where the orcher coloration blends into a pinkish cast as seen in photo insert #2.

Title photo copyright Pontus Wallstén showing example grown by him from seed. Copyright Pontus Wallstén, all rights reserved.

Photo insert #2 taken in natural habitat by Bjornar Olsen of Norway showing a darker colored form of this variant shown as part of the 'Biluo Xueshan seed collection. Coypright Bjornar Olsen, Chinese Alpines, at as shown on various web postings. offers a great selection of rare Chinese Lilium Species including 'Lilium primulinum var. ochraceum'. In viewing his listing are very popular and appear to be the only source for many of the Chinese Alpine lilium species.

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