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Lilium ledebourii (Baker) Boiss.

Lilium ledebourii

Credit: Tatyana Shulkina

Flower stem up to 60-100 cm. Bulb ovate, 5-7 cm diam., with many scales. Stem leaves lanceolate, up to 10-12 cm, marginally pubescent. Flowers 1-5, white, tiariform, 4-6 cm diam. Anthers bright scarlet. Flowers with fragrant. V - mid-spring to early autumn, in St. Petersburg May to August. Fl - June-July. Fr - September. P - by bulb scales and seed. Prefers sunny places with good drainage, does not tolerate standing water. Extremely attractive. The gem of the genus. Z 5 (4). New.

Caucasus (Talysh) and northern Iran. Mid mountain zone, forest edges, grassy slopes at 1,500-2,000 m.


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