One of the most recognizable bulb plants, lilies produce fragrant florets surrounded by green sword-like foliage and come in a wide range of colors. Plant them behind or under perennials for a dramatic effect.320px-Lilium_Cappuccino-web

They need to be planted in moist well-drained soil and placed so that they have “faces in the sun, feet in the shade.”

Type of Plant: Bulb

Distinguishing Characteristics: Slender stalks topped with a cluster of flowers

Water Use: High

Flower Color: Various

Sun/Location: Full to Part Sun