Description

Lilium cf. henrici
(Lilium henrici Franchet 1898)

Origin:
China (Sichuan, Yunnan); mixed forests

Cultivation notes:
This species expects plenty of moisture during spring, light shade, a moist, cool, humus rich, acidic compost (according to Markus Hohenegger)

Laboratory comment:
We got seeds from Bjørnar Olsen in 2017: “These are plugs grown from 2013 seed. There´s no doubt that it is about Lilium henrici.”

Take a look at Lilium henrici of this site we have also in germination and tissue-cultured clones of this rarest of the rare Chinese lilies. But as we obtaines them as cf henrici we list this item separately.

Propagation:
sowing Lilium cf. henrici BO-14-091 # 1 (Lcfhenrici1)
50% germination, seedlings –> tissue-culture (06.19)
tissue-culture (09.20)

product-image in courtesy of Alan Mitchell