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Yellow Martagon Lily

Lilium

Formosa Lily

Embracing the history of many countries, Liliums are named after a Celtic word that means whiteness, and according to an age-old Christian legend, the first Lily “sprang from the tears of Eve as she went from Eden.” The species we offer are easily grown in just about any garden of Eden with well-drained soil and a sunny spot. Excellent as cut flowers, Lilies should be picked as soon as they open. In the fall, you can cut the stems back after the foliage turns brown, which allows the bulbs to store up much-needed nourishment.

Lilium hansonii (P-2101)

Each 9.00

AVAILABLE LATE APRIL 2020

Known as ‘Gakeshima-Yuri’ in its Korean and Japanese homelands, this obliging, seldom-offered Lily affords nearly flat-faced, thick, fleshy golden flowers with burnt orange and burgundy stipples. Sturdy straight stems wrapped in lanced-shaped, virus-resistant dark greenery support the exquisite sweetly scented blooms that beguile butterflies, hummingbirds and floral designers alike. A famed stylish partner for a multitude of Lilium martagon crosses dating back 80 years or so, easy-care Lilium hansonii favors mulch, damp, slightly acidic niches plus protection from late spring frosts.

Blooms June–July

Size: 3' 0" – 4' 0" high x 10" – 15" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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