"Wild" lilies, grown in captivity

• Species Lilies
The forerunner of all of today's modern hybrids, Lilium species can be found in diverse areas, from sandy beaches of Japan or mountain ranges of China, to swampy bog areas of the eastern USA. We offer the most commonly grown species, easily adaptable to your garden.

Most are grown the same as any other hybrid lily, with only a slight variance of soil or watering requirement. Special needs are indicated within the descriptions.

Guarantee of difficult types: All of our bulbs have been propagated from seed or by division in commercial nursery beds. Although some species can take up to seven years to flower from seed, if you pay careful attention to their natural wild habitat, ideal conditions can be duplicated at home for sucess with even the most difficult types. Because of the varying individual requirements of certain species offered from time to time, those are guaranteed true-to-name only, not for failure to grow and are marked as "difficult".

Please note: Species lily propagation is not as precise as for hybrid lilies and only a few selections may be offered each shipping season. During the month of June we will be digging samples of our species and evaluating them for size and condition at which time we will be uploading order buttons for those we feel confident will meet our requirements for harvest.

'Lilium auratum' - Oriental Species lily bulb
Lilium - Species
White/gold band, 3 to 4 Feet, Late July / early August Flowering, Fragrant.
'Lilium auratum' - Oriental Species lily bulb L8002
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'Lilium spec. var. Album'  (3 bulbs)
Lilium - Species Lily Bulb
White, 3 to 4 Feet, August or later, Fragrant.
'Lilium spec. var. Album' (3 bulbs) L8028
Sorry, Sold Out 8/5/14: 
'Lilium spec. Uchida' (3 bulbs)
Lilium - Species
Pink/white, 3 to 4 Feet, August/September Bloom, Fragrant.
'Lilium spec. Uchida' (3 bulbs) L8018
Sorry, Sold Out 8/7/14: 
'L. regale' - species or wild lily
Lilium - Species, White, 4 to 6 Feet, Late July Flowering, Fragrant.
'L. regale' - species or wild lily L8013
Lily Bulb Species - 'L. pardalinum' (California Panther Lily)
Lily bulb species, Red-orange, 3 to 4 Feet. July flowering.
Lily Bulb Species - 'L. pardalinum' (California Panther Lily) L8100
'L. leichtlinii' ( Wild Lily species)
Lilium - Species
Yellow w/spots, 3 to 4 Feet, July Flowering. Fragrant.
'L. leichtlinii' ( Wild Lily species) L8235
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Wild Lilies - Knowledge Base on the Lilium Species

NEW! Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. A journey back to the lily species that made your hybrid bulbs will lead you across the entire Northern Hemisphere. (Click on photo to learn more.)
Pure Organic Catnip - 3 packages
Extra-pungent! Order year-round for feline fun! No shipping charge if we can simply enclose catnip with your bulb order. Kitty needs catnip right away? Please add $5 for postage and mailer, otherwise we'll simply enclose it with your bul border at no additional cost.
Pure Organic Catnip - 3 packages Max-nip
'Dianna's Purple Poppies' (Annual Seed - will self sow)
'Dianna's Purple Poppies' (Annual Seed - will self sow) pop02

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