Formosa Lily Lilium formosanum
This bulbous plant has stems up to 2.5m high and is purplish-brown towards the base and usually rough and hairy. The leaves are narrow, dark, green and shiny, and scattered along the stem. They are linear to narrowly oblong in shape and up to 1mm wide and 200mm long. Fragrant, narrowly funnel shaped flowers are white, flushed with reddish-purple outside and white inside. Flowering occurs between January and March. Fruits are in capsules up to 90mm long. It belongs to the Liliaceae family and originates from Asia.