I know one parent of the Bellingham Lily was Lilium humboldtii. I don't know the name of the second parent. Can anyone help me out. Any other information you might know about it would nice also. Thank You;
According to the Lily Register ~
Parentage: Contains L. humboldtii, L. pardalinum and L. parryi
Hybridizer: R:&N: D.Griffiths. USDA Circular no.299 (1933).
Description: Clear yellow to bright orange-red, most spotted with rusty brown. Stems 1.9-2.2m. June-July.
Bellingham was and still is a wonderful retirement town. Dr. Carl Withner, former curator of the orchid collection at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, also lived here. We became friends and use to have many talks about orchids and lilies. I was into Bedding Plants for sale in the spring. Now many years later I wish I would have been into lilies. You have so many nice plants. Good for you. I can tell you love it too.