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Lilium distichum Nakai

Flowering stem cylindrical, 80-100 cm. Bulb rounded 3cm in diam. with numerous white scales. Leaves round-lanceolate, in whorl in mid part of stem and alternate and much less in size in its upper part. Flowers 2-10 per stem, 4-5 cm in diam., wide opened, orange-yellow with dark spottes. Pollen red-orange. V - mid spring to mid autumn. Fl - July, Augist. Fr - September, October. Grows well on lime free well-watered soil, in semishade places. P - by bulb scales in autumn and by seed. Rare in horticulture. Z 4.

Far East (southern regions), northeastern China, Korea. Among shrubs, in forests, often on wet places.


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