Description

Lilium humboldtii Duchartre 1870

Origin:
Its native range is California to Mexico (Baja California); grassy and open forests

Taxonomy:
Kews accept two infraspecifics only, Lilium humboldtii subsp. humboldtii as type species and Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum (Kellogg) Thorne.
Var./subsp. bloomerianum is subsumed under the type-species. We, too, don´t see distinct differences to the type-species but keep to the name as we obtained the material.

Propagation:
sowing Lilium humboldtii subsp. humboldtii # 1 RHS ´03.18 (Lhumb1)
germinated –> seedlings

bulbs/scales Lilium humboldtii subsp. humboldtii bulb/scales # 2 Pit ´09.17 (Lhumb2)
tissue-culture (10.17) –> seedlings

Lilium humboldtii subsp. humboldtii # 3 MH ´11.20 (Lhumb3)
source: Tom Givinish
sowing (03.21)
germination (11.21)

product-image Lilium humboldtii subsp. humboldtii in courtesy of Keith Baldie