This lily is a species and is also known as the Regal lily. It was discovered by British botanist E. H. Wilson in Western China and introduced in England in 1903.
This lily have trumpet shaped flowers with sweet fragrance that is even stronger at night. It is white in color with yellow throat and pink reverse. The flowers measured 5 inches long.
This is the lily bulb that I have acquired from Lurvey's Garden. It is about 2.5 feet tall as it has already sprouted when I got it. Come next year it will reset its clock and it will attain its real height. My other Regal lilies that were planted in spring of last year had grown to about 4-5 feet tall and their buds are about the size of an almond.