photo of Easter lily

Easter lily

The most popular lily species to grow indoors is the Easter lily.

The tall stems grow to two feet or more and the white six-inch, trumpet-shaped blooms are heavily scented.

The average lily with one stem has four to six flowers.

A “double nosed” or two-stemmed plant may have as many as twelve buds. The shorter and more compact plants are usually preferred.

With proper maintenance, lilies can last well beyond the Easter season.