Lilies: A Guide to Choosing and Growing Lilies, by Michael Jefferson-Brown (Rizzoli International Pub., 2004; $35), is written for novices as well as gardeners who are enamored enough to try their hand at breeding lilies. It offers suggestions for using lilies to different effects in the garden, and includes profiles of numerous varieties.
The Lily Garden
Gaze at a tempting array of lilies at the Web site of The Lily Garden, a lily breeder in Vancouver, Washington. Many of the varieties are new hybrids they've developed, including Connoisseur's selections that may set your bank account back a bit but the "wow power" will be worth it.