Croft lily

noun

ˈkrȯft- also -ä-
: an Easter lily characterized by short stems, long leaves, and pure white flowers with strongly recurved perianth tips

Word History

Etymology

after Sydney Croft, †about 1940 American horticulturist

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“Croft lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Croft%20lily. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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