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Turk’s Cap Lily
Part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, deep rich soil, moderately acid to neutral pH. 3-9 ft. height, blooms in summer, reddish orange flowers, spreads by stolons and will naturalize under optimum growing conditions.
Germination Code: E. Requires several years to flower from seed.
Native Region: Blue Ridge Province
Tallest of the native American lilies. Can be difficult to grow unless conditions are ideal. Mulch to help keep root zone cool in summer. A spectacular and desirable lily to have if you can meet its needs. Attracts hummingbirds.