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Lilium speciosum

Lilium speciosum is a wonderful lilium from Japan. A few varieties and cultivars are available including Lillium speciosum ' rubrum' which has lovely deep pink flowers, papillae (the little bumps) are specked with maroon, flowering in mid summer and sometimes later depending on location.

Lilium speciousum album probably one of the best white flowering bulbs of all. Simply beautiful pure white fragrant flowers with deep gold antlers that provide a great contrast., absolutely stunning

Lilium speciosum clivorum has white flowers with pink to maroon spots, sometimes flushed with pink while the difficult to source L. speciosum var. gloriosoides flowers very late in the season.


Propagation is by division of established clumps and scaling. Scaling is a process best left to experienced growers.

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Plant in groups of 3 or 4 for a fantastic display.