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'Lilium sherriffiae'
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(Species / Wild Lily)
Named for Elizabeth Sherriff, an English plant esplorer, 'L. sherriffiae is found in the Himalayas in Bhutan from 8,00 to 12,000 feet. in elevation growing on grassy slopes. This is a delicate lily and growing to about two feet. Derek Fox wrote in his book 'Lilies' that the tessellated flowers are most commonly found in colchicums and fritillarias.

Our photo example is courtesy of Mr. Sonam Wangchen of Bhutan and was taken in the wilds. Mr. Wangchen operates 'Bhutan Excursions and can be reached at for those wishing to see this rare and delicate beauty in person. Only a hand full of people have viewed this lily in its native state while Mr. Wangchen walks along side them in an area of unsurpassed beauty.

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