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Lilium superbum

Also called Turban Lily, Swamp Lily, American Tiger Lily


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Lilium superbum - Turk's-cap Lily

More About Lilium superbum

  • Orange, nodding flowers with dark spots and a greenish throat
  • Petals curl back
  • Each mature stem has 10-12 flowers
  • Dark green narrow leaves, 17 cm long
  • Staking is usually required
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Size: 8-10 cm

Interesting Notes:

 

Zone:

4

Height:

150-200 cm

Spread:

15-25 cm

Colour:

Orange

Turk's-cap Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good for naturalizing, for use in a cottage garden or in a border. Best grouped or massed. 

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Lilium superbum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing