Lilies, anyone?

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Fermi
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More Liliums in bloom in our garden; thank heavens the recent heat wave didn't fry them all - but the summer's not over yet!

Lilium 'Triumphator'

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fermi

Lilium Triumphator
Lilium Triumphator

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Central Victoria, Australia
Min: -7C, Max: +40C

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A soft yellow Trumpet Lilium, 'Golden Saint'

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fermi

Lilium Golden Saint
Lilium Golden Saint
Lilium Golden Saint

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Cockcroft
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Fermi,

Thank you for posting pictures of your lilies.  They are such a bright spot compared to the gray, wet scene outside my window!

...Claire

Claire Cockcroft
Bellevue, Washington Zone 7-8

RickR
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Triumphator usually blooms in the heat of the summer here, and it causes floppy looking and wilty appearance, and only lightly color flowers.  However this past season they bloomed during a relative cool spell, and flowers were deeply colored.  I never took photos of the ugly times, but these still show what a difference the heat can make here in Minnesota.

          

Rick Rodich    zone 4a.    Annual precipitation ~24 inches
near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Pretty flowers! Here only Lenten roses are in flower in the garden at the moment!

Trond
Rogaland, Norway - with cool, often rainy summers  (29C max) and mild, often rainy winters (180 cm/year)!

Fermi
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Wow, Rick, that's quite a difference!

Yesterday the first flower opened on Lilium leichtlinii and this morning a second bud looked fit to burst; this afternoon it was open and starting to reflex,

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fermi

.Lilium.leichtlinii.
Lilium.leichtlinii.
Lilium.leichtlinii.

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Fermi
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We visited a friend who lives in a cooler area and she had this Lilium in flower which she thinks is Lilium grayi,

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fermi

Cathy's Lilium.grayi.
Cathy's Lilium.grayi

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Toole
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Hello Fermi

I wonder if your friend's Lilium is L.canadense.

Here's Lilium grayi currently in bloom .  

Followed by a couple of unknowns . 

 

Invercargill
Bottom of the South Island New Zealand
Zone 8 maritime climate
1100mm,(40 in),rainfall p.a.
Nil snow cover

RickR
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Check here for comparisons.  There are intermediates between the two species, apparently not that rare in nature.

Lilium canadense

http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=242101728

 

Lilium grayi

http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=242101731

 

Illustrations

http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=41595&flora_id=1

Rick Rodich    zone 4a.    Annual precipitation ~24 inches
near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Thanks, Dave and Rick,

we'll have to check out more on the Web!

In our garden another Orient-Pet is in bloom, 'Silk Road'

Lilium Silk Road Lilium Silk Road Lilium Silk Road

cheers

fermi

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Central Victoria, Australia
Min: -7C, Max: +40C

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