Species and Wild Lilies

Species Lilies, Wild Lilies

  • Species Lilies, Wild Lilies, Martagon Lilies, Tiger Lilies

Species Lilies are wild lilies, native to North America, Europe, and especially Asia. Delicate and full of charm, there are about 80 to 100 accredited Species. Some of them make excellent garden plants that can be grown without fuss. Others may require special attention to specific needs and be challenging to grow.

Among the most reliable and easiest Species Lilies to grow are those listed below.


While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 3 – 9  
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Plant TypeBulbs, Perennials
Plant FamilyLilium - Lilies
ExposureFull Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Water NeedsAverage
MaintenanceLow
Soil TypeChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PhAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil DrainageMoist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
CharacteristicsCut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

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