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Lilium bulbiferum


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Key information

Plant type

Summer/autumn blooming bulb

Flower colour



Scented flowers



Skill level


photo by Steven Wooster, copyright GAP Photos (243433)

Plant details

This vigorous lily comes from Southern Europe. From early to mid-summer, it bears bowl-shaped, unscented, orange-red flowers which have maroon spots on the petals. An accommodating plant, it does well in acid or alkaline soil in a sunny spot.

Family: Liliaceae

Genus: Lilium

Species: bulbiferum

Plant type: Summer/autumn blooming bulb

Flower colour: Orange

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 150cm

Spread: 30cm

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