Characteristics of the lily
Few people do not know them; the popular Indian water lilies in the Efteling theme park. However, water lilies are only one of the many varieties of lilies out there. Lilies are relative large, quite heavy-scented flowers.
In the Netherlands, the Asiatic lily is the most common but these other varieties exist as well:
- The oriental lily - this variety has large, fragrant flowers
- The trumpet lily - as the name would suggest, these have trumpet-shaped blooms
- The turban lily - this variety has petals that are folded back
- The tiger lily - this variety has drooping, speckled blooms