Lilium Picture

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I don't own it.

Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs. Most species are native to the temperate northern hemisphere. They comprise a genus of about 110 species in the lily family (Liliaceae).


Dating as far back as 1580 B.C., when images of lilies were discovered in a villa in Crete, these majestic flowers have long held a role in ancient mythology. Derived from the Greek word “leiron,” (generally assumed to refer to the white Madonna lily), the lily was so revered by the Greeks that they believed it sprouted from the milk of Hera, the queen of the gods.

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So I did this a few months ago, don't remember exactly when. I only remember I was googling lilies, hence the name Lilium (I also searched under that name).

This lily is a Hybrid called Atari, it is an Asiatic hybrid (Judging by the name, it's Japanese.)
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