Lily Bulb Description
Native to the peaty meadows of southern Alabama and north-western Florida, this is a very difficult lily to cultivate but still easier than Lilium catesbaei . The striking, golden-yellow flowers are pendant in form and are heavily spotted. We offered Lilium iridollae in the past as bulblets from tissue culture, giving the greatest chance of success but took it out of propagation as the failure rate by customers was in excess of 80%. This species should be attempted by only the most experienced and patient of gardeners. Inset photo is of Lilium iridollae habitat. Both the close up and habitat photos are courtesy of Dr. Richard M. Adams.
( Lilium iridollae habitat photo courtesy of Dr. Richard M. Adams)