leopard lily


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leopard lily

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1. A tall plant (Lilium pardalinum) native to California and southwest Oregon, having nodding, dark-spotted, orange-red flowers.

leopard lily

n
(Plants) a North American lily plant, Lilium pardalinum, cultivated for its large orange-red flowers, with brown-spotted petals and long stamens
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Noun1.leopard lily - lily of western United States having orange-red to crimson maroon-spotted flowersleopard lily - lily of western United States having orange-red to crimson maroon-spotted flowers
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
2.leopard lily - lily of southeastern United States having cup-shaped flowers with deep yellow to scarlet recurved petals
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
3.leopard lily - garden plant whose capsule discloses when ripe a mass of seeds resembling a blackberryleopard lily - garden plant whose capsule discloses when ripe a mass of seeds resembling a blackberry
iridaceous plant - any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
Belamcanda, genus Belamcanda - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
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Sadly Pearl's lily isn't a world beater - the current record is held by a 9ft 19ins leopard lily.
Chocolate lily (Fritillaria biflora) and leopard lily (Lilium pardalinum) will enhance any bulb garden, and their flowers make fine specimens for vase arrangements.
What a wonderful wait it is, each year, for the appearance of flowers such as the marine blue clusters of the ``Dark Star'' ceanothus, the pink and white urns of the manzanita, or the orange-red trumpets of the leopard lily.