Classification: Oriental Hybrid Lily (USDA Zones 5-9, colder climates w/winter mulch.)Stock # 7025 - 'Lodewijk' - Oriental Lily Bulb
‘Lodewijk’ is an old aristocratic Germanic name and is pronounced (lo DUH we-key). This double flowered Oriental Hybrid Lily is named for Lodewijk Napoleon, Louis I of Holland, who was the brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, Lodewijk was appointed King of the Kingdom of Holland in 1806 by his brother. Unlike Lodewijk Napoleon who abdicated his thrown four years after taking it and ran for Italy when his brother dispatched troops to Holland, this double flowered beauty can handle the challenges faced in the garden and will stick around for many years to come.
The fullest of all the double flowered Oriental Hybrid Lily Bulbs we offer, it is even fluffier, but bear in mind that the "green" tint will vary from year to year and afternoon shade is recommended. The blooms themselves are smaller than our regular Oriental lilies.
- Our standard for bulbs of this lily cultivar ranges from Premium-size" (16/18 cm) to Exhibition-size" (over 20 cm). Click here