The Q&A Archives: what kind of a lily is this

Question: We purchased a giant lily plant at home depot five years ago and can't find the card it came with. How do I go about getting a name so that we can purchase more. Giant, yellow, very fragrent, size larger then a man's, has many flowers on one stem (stem is 2-3

Answer: From your description, I'd guess it is an Oriental (sometimes called Asian) lily. There are many, many yellow flowering Oriental lilies so I can't positively identify yours, but here is a website address with about a dozen photos of yellow lilies. Perhaps you'll recognize yours. Hope so!

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