lily

Cecil F. Patterson (1892-1961)

  • Apricot Glow - 1938 (1952) Apricot orange with spots, large flowers bloom in July on 1.2M stems. Quite a vigorous grower. [Ib]
  • Bronze Queen - 1948 (1958) Bronze-yellow flowers with a metallic sheen, vigorous garden variety grows to 1.5M tall. Blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Brown Ivory - (1984) Amber with brown spots. Grows 1M tall blooming in July. [Ic]
  • Burnished Rose- 1945 (1952) Rose with coppery-orange centers, spotted. Grows 3-4 feet tall, blooms in early July and flowers are fragrant. [Ic]
  • Cardinal Beauty - (1960) Originally registered as Crimson Beauty but this name was rejected by RHS. Brick red with fine purple spots. Grows to .8M tall, blooms early July. [Ic]
  • Cohoe - 1961 (1969) Named because it resembles the color of Cohoe Salmon, flowers have a few fine spots. Grows 1M tall, blooms in July. [Ib]
  • Edith Cecilia - 1944 (1952) Orange buff color flushed with pink, with small black spotting in the throat. Grows 1M tall, blooms in July. Large number of flowers per stem, used extensively by hybridizers in their breeding programs over many, many years. This hybrid was awarded the Reginald Cory Memorial Cup by the RHS in 1955. This lily was named after Dr. Patterson's first daughter, who passed away at the age of 13 years. [Ic]
  • Fairy Pink - Light pink, spotted. Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. [Ib]
  • Fuchsia Lady - 1948 (1958) Fuchsia pink flowers with very faint spotting on stems growing to 1.4M tall. Another high bud count hybrid, blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Fuchsia Queen - 1946 (1957) Deep fuchsia pink flowers are born on stems that reach 1.4M tall. Flowers are outfacing and all face the same direction rather than facing all directions as is the norm. L. davidii is in the parentage. [Ib]
  • Fuchsia Splendor - (1974) Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. Reddish purple with purple spots and white nectaries, grows .6M tall, blooming early July. [Ia]
  • Golden Princess - (1974) Yellow-orange with light purple dots. Grows to 1.1M tall, blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Honey Queen - 1961 (1969) Small, honey-amber blooms with pale pink tips. Some spotting, blooms June on stems just over 1M tall. [Ib]
  • Indian Lady - 1961 (1969) Burnished lemon yellow, profusely spotted with purple. Grows 1.1M tall. Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. [Ib]
  • Jasper - 1940 (1952) L. tigrinum and L. davidii in the parentage would be the reason this is still a great garden lily 60 years after it first flowered! Orange-rose colored flowers with many spots on downfacing flowers. Grows to 1.1M tall, blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Laura Patterson - (1970) L. davidii and L. cernuum are in the parentage, making a tall (1.2M) stem with outfacing rose flowers with a strip of orange above the nectary. Purple spotting. Blooms in July. Named and introduced after Dr. Patterson passed on, named after his wife Laura. [Ib]
  • Lemon Queen - 1945 (1952) Bright lemon yellow, heavily spotted in black. Stems grow to 1.4M tall with many flowers. Blooms in early to mid July. [Ib]
  • Northern Princess - (1970) AKA Mahogany Mauve, bright red flowers with deep rose colored tips and maroon spotting. Grows to .6M tall, blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Northern Splendor - pre 1961 (1969) Rose flowers with a yellow tint, spotted purple. Short growing variety. [Ib]
  • Orchid Queen - 1957 Named in honour of Queen Elizabeth, small flowers resemble orchids with various shades of pink and yellow throughout. Stems bloom in July, growing to 1M tall. [Ib]
  • Pink Charm - 1945 (1951) Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. Pink with a cream throat. Stems reach 1M tall. Blooms July. [Ic]
  • Primrose Lady - 1948 (1958) A lily with a high bud count, (as were many of Dr. Patterson's hybrids) pale yellow with large black spots on downfacing flowers. Stems grow to 1.5M tall, blooming in July. This hybrid was awarded the RHS Certificate of Merit in 1959. [Ic]
  • Red Torch - 1946 (1958) Light red flowers on tall stems reaching 1.2M. Blooms in July. Long blooming period with up to 25 flowers per stem. [Ib]
  • Rosalind - (1958) Loads of buds on stems reaching .8M tall, flowers are rose-pink and apricot. Blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Rose Cup - 1940 Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. Bright pink flushed with orange. [Ia]
  • Rose Dawn - 1943 (1951) Rose with orange shading on 1M stems. [Ib]
  • Rose Marie - (1970) Crimson with small area at top of nectary Egyptian Buff; numerous Orchid Purple spots on basal 1/3 give illusion that base is darker; pollen Mars Orange. Stems 0.8M, blooms in July. [Ib]
  • Rose Queen - 1943 (1952) Thought to be lost, no longer growing anywhere known. Deep rose flowers on stems reaching 1.5M tall, blooming in July. [Ic]
  • Snowdrop - pre 1961 (1969) Pure white petals with a yellow-green nectary, unspotted blooms on stems reaching to 1M. Blooms in July. [Ic]
  • Strawberry Roan - (1980) Purplish-red with a cream center. Grows 1.5M tall. This variety is thought to be lost, not to be found anywhere in Canada. [I?]
  • Tiger Queen - (1959) Named in honour of Queen Elizabeth, was originally registered as Crimson Queen but the name was rejected by the RHS. Brick red blooms with heavy purple spotting on stems growing 1.5M tall, blooms in early August. Complex hybrid involving L. davidii var. willmottiae and L. tigrinum. [Ic]
  • White Gold - (1952) This was the first hardy, white lily known in Canada. Creamy white flowers grow on 1M tall stems. [Ic]
  • White Princess - (1953) Creamy white, spotted purple. Stems reach 1.2M tall.Flowers are larger than White Gold, also more vigorous and blooms late in July. [Ic]
  • William White - (1974) Yellow-white blooms with loads of light purple spots. Grows to .6M tall. Named for a former Dean of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. [Ia]