Lilium leichtlinii var. maximowiczii; tall growing and bright of flower. A welcome splash of colour in the woodland area at the start of autumn. At a height touching two metres this is a giant Asiatic Lilium. The scaly white bulbs revel in a well-drained soil. Preferring sun to shade these plants can be found in a raised section of the peat walls. The pendulous flowers are composed of reflexed orange petals, spattered with brown spots. The anthers hang proud of the flower on extendedLilium leichtlinii var. maximowiczii filaments. This is a reliable flowering species to consider where space is not a limiting factor.
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