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Nature has given these colors beauty and refinement of forms. Modern hybrids of a lily, grades with a photo and the names resulted more low, could not exist without laborious work of scientists and flower growers-fans.
Selection work allowed to obtain plants:
- with incredibly large and bright colors;
- with flowering, lasting for 4-6 weeks;
- with the coloring of petals, impossible in nature.
Enthusiasts collecting collections of garden and potted lilies can boast plants that are only 20 cm high and amaze spectators with huge two-meter "trees". And the stems of lilies, depending on the variety and species, in the height of summer crowns from one to hundreds of buds of all shades of the rainbow.
Thanks to the creation of interspecies hybrids, the florists had the opportunity to grow flowers, painted in white, pink, orange, dense burgundy and even greenish tones. Brief descriptions with names and photo varieties of lilies will help you choose the best monochrome, two- and even three-color varieties for your flower bed.
Varieties of lilies with red flowers
Lilies with bright red, purple, raspberry petals, even on the most colorful and densely populated flowerbed, will not go unnoticed. The large-flowered varieties offered by breeders are doubly spectacular. The size of the coronas they reach 15, and sometimes 20 cm, and at the tops of the stems simultaneously flaunts up to a dozen bright buds.
Lily of the grade Black Out, referring to Asian hybrids, will become a real find for summer residents. The plant blossoms in height in a little more than a meter in June, and until the end of July large simple flowers of dark red color swing on densely leafy stems. Reminding stars, looking at the corners in the center are noticeably darker. Purple or black tint emphasizes the depth of the flower about 15 cm in diameter.
Sensitive natures will appreciate the important quality of lilies of Asian varieties and hybrids. They are completely devoid of smell.
Terry lilies of rich red tone - a living embodiment of fire. Beginners, choosing a particular variety, mistakenly believe that to grow such a beauty on the shoulder only a florist with experience that gives all its forces to the inhabitants of the flower beds.
The terry lily of Kanari Worf does not take much time and energy, while it will be every summer to enjoy a stably lush bloom. The height of the plant is 90 cm. Glossy petals of dark red color are collected in spectacular corollas with a diameter of 12 to 14 cm.
Asian lilies are unassuming, they:
- are not afraid of frost;
- fairly easily suffer a drought;
- continuously bloom for 3-5 weeks;
- Do not require an annual transplantation and excavation for the winter.
You can propagate the variety you like by dividing an adult plant or planting small bulb shaped leaves in the axils.
Another species worthy of close attention is lily marchon, curly-headed, Turkish, or familiar to many lily tsar's curls. Species name of the plant is due to the ancient Roman epic, namely the moment of birth from the flower of the god Mars. National nicknames - a hint at the form of twisted petals and chalmoid-shaped coronets.
Mint-shaped corollas of spectacular shape form on large stems large racemose inflorescences. At the disposal of the flower growers today are a lot of interesting varieties of this variety with buds of white, pink, golden and red tones.
Lily Arabian Nights decorate any garden. Flowers of a thick wine-red shade are strewn with bright yellow specks. The effect of gilding is supported by large anthers. Long bloom is accompanied by a scent that attracts both day and night insects.
Exceptional lush bloom and luxurious flowers can boast of a hybrid lily African Lady with red petals, surrounded by a yellowish-cream border. The variety refers to complex hybrids. From the eastern ancestors the plant received a characteristic coloration and flowers with slightly corrugated edges, as well as flowering in the second half of summer. In this case, the stems of the lily grow only up to a meter height, which allows the use of the lily in group plantings, and as the main decoration of the flowerbed.
Photo and name of lilies with yellow flowers
Like the summer sun, yellow flower lilies of different varieties and varieties illuminate the summer flower beds. Lilia Jive, referring to Asian hybrids, is distinguished by its versatility, long period of flowering and undemanding care. Plants that grow from 90 to 120 cm bear 3-7 flowers of a bright yellow hue. The center of the corolla is decorated with red coating. Anthers are painted in red-brown colors.
A neighbor on the flower garden for the previous grade can be a lily Orange Orange with white flowers from 14 to 16 cm in diameter. The central part and the base of the petals are covered with juicy strokes of a shade of ripe mandarin. Over the scattered brownish-red points, giving the flower the appearance of a surprisingly bright dessert.
This Asian lily grows to 120 cm, and on its strong shoots simultaneously opens up to 12 buds.
All lilies are unique, but some plants are truly unique. An example can serve as a lily Golden Splendor with flowers of a golden golden-yellow hue.
A variety, or rather a group of varieties, refers to tubular hybrids, as indicated by a strong aroma, structure, flowers and leaves, and a pinkish-violet shade of the outer side of the petals. The plant presented to the public in 1982 amazed connoisseurs. The fact is that in nature yellow colors on the colors of tubular lilies can be found only in the very depth of the throat. To give a golden color to the whole bud was possible only through crossing with the species lily Henry.
Today, the flowers used to decorate gardens and cut flowers are known all over the world, and the group, besides the Golden Splendor lily, also includes about a dozen spectacular varieties.
Yellow lily Hannimun is the result of crossing eastern and tubular varieties. From its ancestors the plant received:
- Outstanding dimensions;
- striking decorative.
OT-hybrid with creamy-yellow flowers up to 25 cm in diameter is less demanding for care than its eastern ancestors, but in warm regions with regular watering and top dressing can grow much higher than those specified in the description of variety 90 cm.
However, the record among yellow lilies is rightly considered OT-hybrid Big Brother. And the photo of the lily, and the name of the variety eloquently say that we should expect the florist, who planted large white whitish bulbs on his flower beds.
With proper care, the stems rise 150-180 cm above the ground, and the buds opening on them impress not only the size. The petals of the Big Brother lily are painted in creamy-vanilla tones with a golden central stripe and a lighter, almost white border. Flowers emit a strong fragrance and excellently stand in the bouquet. The best place to plant such a plant is a sunny or partially shaded area with a loose fertile soil, where the bulbs will not be threatened with water stagnation.
It is important that the lilies have protection from a strong wind, capable of breaking high stems with heavy buds.
Of course, absolutely black colors do not exist. But there are varieties of lilies, thanks to a thick, purple-violet color, having every right to be so called.
Asian Lily Landini has a rare black-burgundy coloring of large, up to 16 cm in diameter corolla. The flowers turned to the sun shine and sparkle under its rays, causing admiration of everyone who from June to July has time to admire the magnificent plant.
No less effective is the lily Knight Ryder. Related to the group of Asian hybrids, the variety is unpretentious, not afraid of winter colds, spring frosts, regularly and long blooms. Plant peculiarity is potable for potting. Grow a luxurious flower on the stem up to 90 cm can be at home, on the balcony or terrace.
Powerful inflorescences, combining up to two dozen buds, are struck by the lily of Black Charm. This variety gives off silky petals, shimmering with all shades of purple, purple, red, wine. In general, flowers create the impression of black, one of the darkest in Asian lilies.
Varieties of white lilies
Everyone is familiar with scented white lilies. But luxurious tubular hybrids are not the only representatives of the genus that have a white color.
Flowers with delicate white petals and a scattering of pinkish carmine spots will give the cottage lily a summer cottage. These plants do not require frequent transplantation, they perfectly winter and bloom for a long time, spilling a delicate aroma around the garden.
If the gardener is a fan of lush oriental hybrids, he likes the original Extravaganza lily. Like the nearest related forms, the plant stands out with stalks up to 120-150 cm in height and huge white coronals, strewn with bright pink sprays. Flowers with delicately curved, wavy on the edges of the petals have a diameter of up to 25 cm, while very persistently carry the cut and can be used in bouquets. Grandeur of the grade is estimated by specialists. At the exhibition Harts Nursery lily Extravaganza was awarded a gold medal.
Blooming of eastern hybrids often occurs in the second half of summer, and with the onset of cold plants must hide.
The summer resident, who does not have so much time to care about the flowers, will definitely appreciate the lily variety of White Pixels. The Asian variety from the Dutch Tango series is not only unpretentious and frost-resistant. Snow-white flowers with a dense crimson coating are very beautiful. In complete dissolution, they reach a size of 15 cm and decorate the flower beds up to 2-4 weeks.
Crossing of Asian and long-flowered lilies made it possible to obtain original and unpretentious LA hybrids. One of them is a lily Eyeliner, up to 120 cm high, with creamy white flowers about 18 cm in diameter. White petals are adorned with a fine neat fringe, thanks to which the variety and got its name.
Pink lilies: varieties and photos
From tubular and oriental varieties, breeders have received incredibly popular OT-hybrids today. Plants that took spectacular colors and large sizes from eastern lilies turned out to be majestically beautiful and enduring.
Lilia Scheherazade, originally from Holland, grows well on slightly acidic, loose soil, saturated with nutrients and does not allow stagnation of moisture. A tall variety needs protection from the wind and a good warm-up. On the sunny side, flowers with dense pink petals, a greenish-white border and a dark crab reach a size of 18-20 cm.
Not less enthusiasm of the flower growers is the flush point with flowers up to 20 cm in diameter. White, slightly wavy petals are decorated with a crimson-pink large spot. In the throat of the cup-shaped corolla, greenish-yellow tones are visible, the anthers are dark orange. The flowering of the lily falls on August. If desired, flowers can be cut. They will enjoy the beauty and freshness in the vase for a long time.
The second half of the summer is the flowering time of another OT hybrid with tender pink corollas with a diameter of up to 25 cm. This is a lily Beyoutch, the stems of which rise 100-120 cm above the flower bed, and the coral-pink cup-shaped flowers with a lemon heart spread an amazing aroma in the garden.
Lilies with green flowers
The international classification of garden lilies describes several thousand Asian lilies, which makes these hybrids the most common. The reason for popularity is the unpretentiousness of plants of various colors and their willing flowering.
Even in such a variety of lily Mystery Dream will never go unnoticed. The variety is distinguished by the dense flower shape of the flower and its unusual coloring. Greenish petals are covered with crab and spots of a rich crimson-purple hue.
Lily Kushi Maya with exquisitely bent petals of a light green hue and a purple spot in the center of the corolla is the result of crossing the species Nepalese and eastern lilies. The original beauty of the plant is supported by a strong aroma of flowers and greater endurance than the oriental ancestors.