Renowned for their magnificent displays and powerful fragrance, lilies are the most regal of all summer bulbs.
Traditionally, many lilies were connoisseurs' plants, but extensive interbreeding has created a whole range of sumptuous hybrids that are surprisingly easy to grow.
Lilies look wonderful grown in borders or in containers on the patio or terrace, and this book explains how to buy, cultivate and plant them successfully.
A history section explores the rise in popularity of the lily, and a sumptuously illustrated directory features 60 of the most beautiful varieties.
The book will ensure a thriving collection of these intoxicating flowers in your garden.