Description

Lilium ponticum Koch 1849

Taxonomy:
Referring to Kews following infraspecifics are vaild (at the moment)
Lilium ponticum var. ponticum (identic with the formerly known Lilium georgicum)
Lilium ponticum var. artvinense

Origin:
N-E Turkey (Rize, Trabezon), Georgia, Central Caucasus; on mountain meadows, bushy slopes, thickets, frequently in the near of rivers

Propagation:
sowing Lilium ponticum var. artvinense # 1 RHS ´02.17 (Lpontart1)
25% germination, seedlings –> tissue-culture

sowing Lilium ponticum var. artvinense # 2 Darm Crook ´01.21 (Lpontart2)
sowing (03.21)
germination (20.21)

product-image Lilium ponticum var. ponticum in courtesy of Berthold Gross