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 'Lilium nanum var. flavidum'

'Lilium nanum var. flavidum'

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(Species / Wild Lily)
A very rare yellow color form of L. nanum, it, as well, is a difficult subject in the garden. As with nanum which seems to flourish in Scottish gardens, winter rot from wet soils usually will do it in. This lily was at one time classified as Nomocharis and was also known as Lilium euxanthum.Lilium euxanthum.has since been reclassified as L. euxanthum and is shown as such on this site.

Our title photo showing 'Lilium nanum var. flavidum' in its natural habitat was taken by Mr. Sonam Wangchen who operates 'Bhutan Excursions. 'Bhutan Excursions and can be reached at for those wishing to see this rare and delicate beauty in person. What Mr. Wangchen and his tours members see in person is that of which most of us can only dream. Photo contributed by Mr. Sonam Wangchen, Bhutan Excursions.

Insert photo #1 copyright Pontus Wallstén of Switzerland, all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Photo insert #2 is of 'Lilium nanum var. flavidum' in its natural habitat near Tibet was taken by Yijia Wang. Copyright Yijia Wang, all rights reserved. Used with permission. Yijia does offer seed of several Chinese Alpines at his nursery as along with seed of other alpine natives of China.

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