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Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society Show

Submitted by on June 18, 2012 – 12:27 amNo Comment

The Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society Show is set for July 7 and 8, 2012, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map). Hours are noon to 4:30 p.m. July 7 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 8.

The annual show features floral arrangements in four artistic categories and a judged display of more than 100 lily blooms in different varieties.

Note: this show features “true” lilies, belonging to the genus Lilium — there are about 80 different species of lilies and thousands of hybrids. Visitors can get tips from experts on how to grow and propagate lilies.

(Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden)

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