Lilium Bulbs

Lilium is a large genus in the Liliaceae family. This page is devoted to Lilium bulbs.

For growing from seed see Lily Germination and Lily Germination By Species. For seeds and propagation see Lilium Seed. For details of flowers see Lilium Flowers.


American Section A-M - American Section N-Z - Asiatic Section A-C - Asiatic Section D-K - Asiatic Section L-O - Asiatic Section P-Z - Candidum Section - Dauricum Section - Martagon Section - Oriental Section - Trumpet Section - Lilium Hybrids - Lilium Index


A rule of thumb, Asiatic species have white bulbs, trumpet lilies have purple tinged bulbs and martagon and oriental bulbs are yellow. Tall lilies tend to have large bulbs, as years go by the stems get taller and the bulbs get bigger.

Most of the photos below are by Pontus Wallstén and are of flowering size bulbs unless the caption says otherwise. Photos by David Pilling sometimes show a UK £1 coin which is around an inch in diameter. The other contributors are Janos Agoston and Cheung Siu Ming. To see large versions hold down Shift and click on the photo; clicking names or photos (without Shift) will take you to the relevant species page. Bulb descriptions are from McRae.

Lilium
Lilium albanicum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
albanicum
Lilium alexandrae bulb, Cheung Siu Ming [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
alexandrae
Lilium amabile seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
amabile
Lilium amoenum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
amoenum
Lilium auratum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
auratum
Lilium bakerianum, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
bakerianum
Lilium bosnaicum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
bosnaicum
Lilium brownii, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
brownii
Lilium bulbiferum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
bulbiferum
Lilium callosum, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
callosum
Lilium canadense coccineum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
canadense
Lilium candidum bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
candidum
Lilium carniolicum var jankae bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
carniolicum
Lilium cernuum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
cernuum
Lilium chalcedonicum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
chalcedonicum
Lilium ciliatum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
ciliatum
Lilium columbianun bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
columbianum
Lilium concolor bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
concolor
Lilium dauricum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
dauricum
Lilium davidii bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
davidii
Lilium distichum, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
distichum
Lilium duchartrei bulbs, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
duchartrei
Lilium fargesii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
fargesii
Lilium formosanum bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
formosanum
Lilium speciosum var. gloriosoides bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
gloriosoides
Lilium grayi, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
grayi
Lilium hansonii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
hansonii
Lilium henrici seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
henrici
Lilium henryi bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
henryi
Lilium humboldtii ssp. occellatum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
humboldtii
Lilium iridollae bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
iridollae
Lilium japonicum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
japonicum
Lilium kelleyanum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
kelleyanum
Lilium kelloggii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
kelloggii
Lilium kesselringianum seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
kesselring.
Lilium lancifolium bulb (white with thick broad fleshy scales), Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
lancifolium
Lilium lankongense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
lankongense
Lilium ledebourii seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
ledebourii
Lilium leucanthum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
leucanthum
Lilium leichtlinii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
leichtlinii
Lilium lijiangense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
lijiangense
Lilium longiflorum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
longiflorum
Lilium lophophorum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
lophophorum
Lilium mackliniae bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
mackliniae
Lilium majoense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
majoense
Lilium maritimum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
maritimum
Lilium martagon bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
martagon
Lilium medeoloides bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
medeoloides
Lilium michauxii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
michauxii
Lilium michiganense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
michiganense
Lilium monadelphum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
monadelphum
Lilium nanum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
nanum
Lilium nepalense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
nepalense
Lilium nobilissimum bulb, Cheung Siu Ming [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
nobilissimum
Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
oxypetalum
Lilium poilanei bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
papilliferum
Lilium pardalinum subsp. pardalinum bulb, grid 1×1 cm, Janos Agoston [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pardalinum
Lilium parryi, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
parryi
Lilium parvum v. hollidayi bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
parvum
Lilium pitkinense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pitkinense
Lilium poilanei bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
poilanei
Lilium Polyphyllum seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
polyphyllum
Lilium pomponium bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pomponium
Lilium pyrenaicum ssp. ponticum, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
ponticum
Lilium primulinum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
primulinum
Lilium pumilum bulbs, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pumilum
Lilium pyrenaicum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pyrenaicum
Lilium regale bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
regale
Lilium rhodopaeum seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
rhodopaeum
Lilium rosthornii bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
rosthornii
Lilium rubellum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
rubellum
Lilium rubescens flowering size bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
rubescens
Lilium sargentiae bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
sargentiae
Lilium speciosum bulbs, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
speciosum
Lilium sulphureum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
sulphureum
Lilium superbum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
superbum
Lilium szovitsianum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
szovitsianum
Lilium taliense v. kaichen bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
taliense
tsingtauense bulb, Pontus Wallstén

tsingtauense

Lilium volmeri bulb, Pontus Wallstén

vollmeri

Lilium wallichianum bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
wallichianum
Lilium wardii bulb (flattish or bell shaped, no more than 2 inches in diameter and lightly spotted with red), Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
wardii
Lilium washingtonianum subsp. purpurascens, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
washington.
Lilium wenshanense bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
wenshanense
Lilium wigginsii bulb, Pontus Wallstén

wigginsii

Lilium yapingense, seedling bulb, Pontus Wallstén [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
yapingense
Lilium Hybrids
Lilium 'Anastasia' bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Anastasia
Lilium 'Brunello' bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Brunello
Lilium 'Eudoxia' bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Eudoxia
Lilium 'Scheherazade' bulb, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Scheherazade
Lilium 'Leslie Woodriff', David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Woodriff
Lilium yellow trumpet bulb, David Pilling
trumpet

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