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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Lilium oxypetalum Accepted
Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne Synonym
Nomocharis oxypetala Synonym

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
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Lavender and green
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.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The most beautiful species of lily in the world (poll) by Lucius93 Oct 4, 2020 5:06 AM 19
NARGS members seed exchange by CarolineScott Dec 13, 2019 10:44 AM 53
What did you do today? by Leftwood Nov 17, 2021 10:26 AM 3,427
Starting lilies from seeds by pardalinum Dec 9, 2019 1:30 AM 762
Species Lily Bulbs by Leftwood Nov 27, 2021 6:10 PM 92

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