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Earlier known as Lilium giganteum. This is probably the most magnificent plant from the Himalayan Region. The flower stems of this majestic plant is cut and united using it as a pipe to carry water in the villages. They have gigantic heart shaped leaves with a metallic sheen and grow upto 50 cm long. The tall. thick spikes produce numerous pure white flowers with purplish-maroon throat each measuring 15-18 cm long . A highly recommended, cold hardy garden plant. Excellent woodland planting material for cold areas.
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