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 'Lilium lancifolium var. fortunei'

'Lilium lancifolium var. fortunei'

Item# ls272
Archive Item
(Species / Wild Lily)
Purchased in a UK nursery in 2003, this lily was labeled as 'L. tirginum var. forestii' which was probably a mis-spelling. A beautiful and strong growing lily with rich orange flowers and typical purple spotting. This variant flowers in July, about a month ahead of the more common L. lancifolium var. splendens.

Photo copyright Pontus Wallstén of Switzerland all rights reserved. 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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