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Turk's Cap Lily

SKU: AM002215
per Bag of 3
No longer available this season.
A truly classic addition to your summer garden. Turk's Cap is an extremely fragrant lily, showy scarlet red flowers with black spots--each stem can produce up to 20 blooms. (Lilium pumilum)
key features
Botanical Name
Lilium Specialty Pumilum
Attracts Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
12-24" tall
Bulb Spacing
8-12" apart
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer


This hard-to-find native lily is a show-stopper in shaded wildflower gardens. It grows from the northeast all the way south into Georgia and Alabama, and favors swamps, wet meadows and wet woods. So that tells you to plant yours where they wont be flooded, but will have plenty of moisture.

This fabulous lily, when happy, can bloom with as many as 40 flowers on a single plant.

The name, Turks Cap refers to the recurved petals, which someone saw as similar to a turban.