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 'Lilium ponticum'

'Lilium ponticum'

Item# ls260
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(Species / Wild Lily)
This native of of Trabzon and Rize districts of N. E. Turkey can be found growing on very steep slopes in an area of heavy rainfall. Soils in the area are made up of granite and are sandy with very little humus. Cultivation similar to that of 'L. monadelphum' and 'L. szovitsianum'. Seed is epigeal in germination in the spring but is more often than not, delayed.

Photo copyright Pontus Wallsten of Switzerland, taken in natural habitat. Used with permission. Pontus has an excellent book titled 'The Lily Species and their bulbs' and he can be contacted by email at pontus.wallsten@bluewin.ch 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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