Description

Lilium candidum Linnaeus 1753

Origin:
Its native range is Macedonia to SW Turke and from Lebanon to Israel, Lilium candidum var. salonikae is easily recognized by its small flat pointed tepals. It is a fertile wild form and it is said that during WW1 an English soldier stationed north of Salonika sent home this variety. The small, undulate basil leaves are another distinguishing feature of this variant of ‘L. candidum’. Flower tepals more narrow, plant is smaller
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Propagation:
sowing Lilium candidum var. salonikae # 1 Slk ´11.16 (LcandSlk1)
seedlings

sowing Lilium candidum var. salonikae Babuna ex Macedonia # 1 MR ´04.18
(LcandSlk2)
failed

sowing Lilium candidum var. salonikae Ara # 3 Ara ´03.22 (LcandSlk3)
source: Katsuro Arakawa, Japan

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