Jersey Lilies – 1986
The Jersey or Belladonna Lily (Amarylilis belladonna) has been adopted as the symbol for Jersey Flower Gala held between 10-15 Jun 1986. This is flower of South African Origin which is well suited for Jersey’s climate.
Another famous Jersey is the charming portrait of Lillie Langtry by John Everett Millais.
Emilie Charlotte Langtry (1853-1929) was a well known personality of Jersey.
A Miniature sheet on Jersey Lilly the Flower and Portrait Lillie Langtry was issued on 28 Jan 1986.