Lilium longiflorum


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Lilium longiflorum

garden plant in the family Liliaceae; an unidentified toxin causes nephrosis in cats. Called also Easter or Christmas lily.
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THE beautiful, white, trumpetshaped flowers of Lilium longiflorum symbolise purity, virtue, innocence, hope and life - the spiritual essence of Easter.
Left to its own devices, the Easter lily, Lilium longiflorum, would bloom in late May or early June.
hybrids are named not for Los Angeles, but for their parents: a Lilium longiflorum mother and an Asiatic father These hybrids are vigorous, usually virus-resistant, and long-blooming (some flower for a full month), and most have a light fragrance.
One of my favourites is Lilium longiflorum, with trumpet-shaped pure white flowers.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: SOME of the most popular scented lilies are Lilium regale, pictured left, with its white, pink-flushed blooms, the pure white Lilium longiflorum and the Oriental hybrid Casa Blanca.