Easter Lily Production
The commercial Easter lily (Lilium longiforurn Thunberg 1794) is one of the most important flowering potted plants in North America. Easter lilies were ranked 4th in wholesale value ($36.7 million in 1999) among potted flowering crops. An anticipated 8,906,000 pots were grown in the 2000-2001 season.
Source: • Minnesota Commercial Flower Growers Bulletin Vol. 51 No. 4