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Lilium buschianum Lodd.

  • Lilium pulchellum Fisch.

    Bulbiferous plant 30-50 cm. Bulb elongate-ovate, 4 cm diam. Flowering shoot with lanceolate leaves 5-10 cm x 0.5 cm. Flowers 3-4 (5) cm diam., broadly campanulate, ascending, orange-red with minute dark spots. V - mid spring to early autumn, in St. Petersburg May to September. Fl - June-July. Fr - August-September. Moderately light-loving but endures slight shade. Propagation by bulbs and seed. Short-lived plant (5-7 years). Introduced into cultivation by St. Petersburg Botanical Garden in 1740. Z 4.

    Siberia (eastern regions), norttheasten Mongolia and China. Steppe and meadows, hill slopes.


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