Data specific to Lilies (Edit)
Division: IX. Species and Species Cultivars

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Very heavily spotted and can appear with a deep purple center.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are lethal to cats
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Species lilies will come true from seed; cultivars and hybrids will not.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Bulb scaling.
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Common names
  • Lily
  • Species Lily
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Lilium bosniacum
  • Synonym: Lilium pyrenaicum var. bosniacum
  • Synonym: Lilium carniolicum var. bosniacum
  • Synonym: Lilium carniolicum subsp. bosniacum

Photo Gallery

Date: 2009-06-14
Credit Muscari

Date: 2009-06-14
Credit Muscari

Date: 2022-08-17

photo credit: Muscari

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