The Lilium Lancifolium



Generous heart.



The petals of this flower are curled similarly to the former, but they

bend back more in the form of a Turk's cap. There is a narrow strip of

bright yellow-green wax placed in the centre, and at the lower end of

each petal. The petals are painted light pink (crimson and white), and

covered with rich crimson spots. The roughness at the lower end of each

petal is produced by cutting small pieces of double white wax, and

pressing them on with the head of the pin. The pistillum and stamina are

also formed in the same manner as the lilium candidum, but vary in

colour. The filaments of the stamina are green, the anthers rich brown,

produced with crimson and cake sepia.





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