Varieties of lillies. They have colossal blooms in soft colors that are often accented by freckles stripes or spots on the petals. Connecticut king and l. Oriental lilies like asiatic lilies are one of the most popular ornamental varieties of lilies. These are plants derived from the lilies that bloom in the wild in north america.
Lilies can turn your garden into your very own camelot where the many hybrids of the lilium genus are a rich inclusion. Division 4 lilies are american hybrids. Orientals orienpets hybrids between orientals and trumpets and trumpets. Weve pulled together a list of 40 different types of lilies with photos including favorites like calla lilies and different colored lilies like white ones purple orange and more.
Asiatic hybrids are one most popular types of lilies for cut flowers and potted plants. The winner of several international flower awards the golden splendor grows up to 4 feet high and is a little more tolerant of drought than other types of lilies. Derived primarily from a number of european lily species like madonna lily pyrenean lily lilium chalcedonicum and lilium kesselringianum. However be aware that there are plants outside the lilium genus commonly called lilies that are intensely poisonous to humans including calla lily peace lily lily of the valley and belladonna lily.
Division 3 lilies are candidum hybrids and include most european varieties. Experiment with other lily genus that are just as delightful as true lilies and with time youll be an expert when it comes to the many kinds. Gran paradiso asiatic lily with dark green foliage and stunning red bowl shaped flowers this lily looks great in containers or vases and also makes a beautiful border plant. They produce many small downward facing flowers.
The sequence of bloom begins in early summer with the colorful asiatics martagon lilies also called turks cap lilies and pure white lilium candidum and then continues until late summer with other species lilies and three tall fragrant groups. But for sheer bewitching beauty please try some of the newer strains. Asiatic hybrid blossoms are up facing outfacing or pendant. Division 2 lily plant types are called martagon hybrids.
Platyphyllum the broad leaved variety of the gold band lily is more vigorous than its cousins. These common lily varieties grow well in cool weather and shade making them excellent for shady gardens. This division includes lsunray l.