Saturday, July 24, 2010
Orienpet Lily Leslie Woodriff
Its parentage are 'Tetra Black Beauty' and 'Tetra White Henryi', two lilies created by Leslie Woodriff.
Bred by Dr. Robert Griesbach and introduced by Borboleta Gardens in 1987.
Another lily in the Hall of Fame list.
"Tips and edges white, majority of inner surface cherry red; throat with prominent green nectaries and surrounding area yellow; numerous dark papillae; outside green/red; pollen dark brown. Fls downfacing; petals 120 x 70mm, margins slightly ruffled, distinctly recurved. Lvs alternate, 90 x 50mm, dark green. Stems 1.5m, dark green, with 12-15 fls. July. Tetraploid."
Information Source: The Online Lily Register