Easter Lilies, (Lilium longiflorum), with their large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers and wonderful fragrance, are a traditional Easter time treat. More than likely your Easter Lily was grown by one of a handful of growers located along the border of California and Oregon, an area labeled the "Easter Lily Capital of the World".
Leopard lily is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Dieffenbachia, a genus containing species cultivated as ornamental houseplants Ledebouria socialis, a species native to South Africa Lilium catesbaei, a lily species native to southeastern North America Lilium pardalinum, a lily species native to western North America Iris domestica ...
Lilium bolanderi is a rare North American species of plants in the lily family, known by the common name Bolander's lily.It is native to northwestern California (Del Norte, Humboldt, & Siskiyou Counties) and southwestern Oregon (Curry + Josephine Counties).
Lilium cernuum is a species of lily native to Korea, the Primorye region of Russia, and northeastern China (Provinces of Jilin + Liaoning). Lilium cernuum typically grows to 50 cm tall. The flowers are white to purple, though usually pink with maroon spots, and are scented.
Lilium kelloggii is a species of lily known by the common name Kellogg's lily. It is endemic to the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon, where it grows in forests, including those dominated by redwoods. Lilium kelloggii is a perennial herb known to exceed two meters in height.
Lilium maritimum is a species of lily known by the common name coast lily. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the coastline north of San Francisco. It formerly occurred south of San Francisco; these occurrences have all been extirpated.
Some lilies, especially Lilium longiflorum, form important cut flower crops. These may be forced for particular markets; for instance, Lilium longiflorum for the Easter trade, when it may be called the Easter lily. Lilies are usually planted as bulbs in the dormant season.
Lilium occidentale. Lilium occidentale is a rare North American species of lily known by the common name western lily. Its species name 'Occidentale' means 'western most' and refers to its location along the West Coast. It is native to northwestern California and southwestern Oregon.
Lilium rubescens is an uncommon species of lily known by the common names redwood lily and chaparral lily. It is native to northwestern California and southwestern Oregon, where it is known from the Coast Ranges from Lane County to Santa Cruz Counties.
Lilium washingtonianum is a North American plant species in the lily family. It is also known as the Washington lily, Shasta lily, or Mt. Hood lily. It is named after Martha Washington and not the state of Washington; in fact, as the northern range of the plant is near Mount Hood in Oregon, it does not naturally occur in the state of Washington.
Lilium candidum, the Madonna lily, is a plant in the true lily family. It is native to the Balkans and Middle East, and naturalized in other parts of Europe, including France, Italy, and Ukraine, and in North Africa, the Canary Islands, Mexico, and other regions.
The best known of the European natives, Lilium martagon and its variants have the greatest range of all the species or wild lilies. Preferring calcareous soils, (sweet) Lilium martagon can find a home in every garden provided some lime is added yearly to the soil.
Tiger lily is a common name given to a true lily (Lillium) that has bright orange blossoms speckled with dark-brown spots. Blooms are orange or reddish orange and have dark-brown speckles covering the petals. The petals of the tiger lily curve backward and the whole blossom droops downward.
This group includes hybrids of many Asiatic species and their interspecific hybrids, including Lilium × aurelianense, Lilium brownii, Lilium × centigale, Lilium henryi, Lilium × imperiale, Lilium × kewense, Lilium leucanthum, Lilium regale, Lilium rosthornii, Lilium sargentiae, Lilium sulphureum and Lilium × sulphurgale.
Tiger lily plants are prone to mosaic virus, and although this doesn’t harm them, the virus can be transmitted or spread to other lilies nearby. Hybrid lily varieties that are affected with mosaic virus will have distorted or mottled blooms, and will flower less too.
Growing turk’s cap lilies (Lilium superbum) is an elegant way to add towering color to the sunny to part shade flowerbed in summer. Turk’s cap lily information tells us that these flowers nearly became extinct a few decades ago, because of their popularity as an edible.
Wood lily plants (Lilium philadelphicum) grow in a single stem and can reach 1 to 3 feet tall. The leaves are in a whorled pattern around the stem, and the top of the stem can carry up to five flowers. These blooms are what make the wood lily such a popular plant.