Easter Lily and Hybrid Lilies

Scientific name: Lilium longiflorum and Lilium species

Description: Single-stemmed bulbous plants. Lance-shaped, arching leaves grow in an alternate pattern from the thick, herbaceous stems. The trumpet-shaped flowers of the Easter lily are white; hybrid lilies are available in red, orange, and yellow.

Light: Bright, indirect light

Temperature: Normal room temperatures

Methods of propagation: Seed or bulbuls, small bulbs in the leaf axils

Comment: A very popular holiday plant. Caution…the anthers contain pollen which can permanently stain clothing.

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