Lilies are considered by many to be the most beautiful flower of all. Although Hybrid Lilies can be grown almost anywhere, since they need a moderate amount of winter chilling, they do better in temperate parts of the country.
They are also excellent cut flowers and ideal for pots. When
cutting, be sure to leave one-third of the stem to ensure the bulbs
will survive for years. Asiatic
varieties have showy, upright facing blooms with
4-8 buds per
stem. Oriental varieties are late flowering and have