New Chinese Lilies

Arnold Trachtenberg
Sat, 11 Nov 2006 16:05:30 PST

I have grown  Lilium rosthornii from a Species Lily Preservation bulb 
sale.  It has flowered very well here planted under a Chinese Quince ( 
Pseudocydonia sinensis).  Only way to tell it apart from lilium henryii 
is the shape of  the fruit.   L. rosthornii  has a long oblong capsule 
and L. henryii is oblong.

L. rosthornii is found in Sichuan, Hubei and Guizhou, L. henryii from 
Hubei, Jiangxi and Guizhou.

  I posted the image on the Wiki Wiki of   L. rosthornii.…


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