Name in Latin: Liliaceae
Name in English: The Lily Family
Origin: Mostly from temperate woodlands of Northern Hemisphere.
Growth Habit: herbaceous, flowering plant from bulbs: perennial.
Flower: 6 tepals often fragrant; 4 main shapes: trumpet, bowl, recurred, funnel
Blooming Period: late spring - summer
Leaf: narrow strap-like
Can be grown both indoors,: garden: container and cut flowers
Care and Handling
Soil: special well drained organic soil
Amount of water: In growth period , water freely. Do not require daily watering
Nutrition: High potash liquid fertilizer- every two weeks during growth. Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers.
Special handling: full sun with lily feet in shade. Dead head blossoms as they fade to conserve energy/
Species of this genus are "true" lilies- 110 species. Symbolizes "Purity and refined beauty."