Lilium ‘Silk Road’
This Lily won the North American Lilium Society’s popularity poll for 4 straight years. Orienpets are hybrids between oriental and trumpet lilies. ‘Silk Road’ has very large flowers with a white base colour that deepens to crimson in the centre. ‘Silk Road’ starts to flower earlier than the oriental lilies, usually during the first half of January here, but have an extended blooming period. It makes a strong stemmed plant to about 180cm in good soil after the first year of planting.