- Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
- Bloom Color Orange
- Bloom Season Summer
- Usage Flowering,Flower Gardens And Beds,Drought Tolerant Plants
- Ships Year Round
- Height At Maturity Under 10 Feet
- Exposure Full Sun,Sun And Shade
- Categories Perennials
Turk’s Cap Lily
Turk Cap Lily attracts many different animals, including bees and hummingbirds.
The Turk Cap Lily is a lovely six-petaled flower with truly gorgeous bright orange flowers with dark spots that have a sleek, upward curve to them as if reaching for the sun. Below, at the base, the leaves are a combination of green, yellow, and muted green.
These lovely perennial lilies can grow to between 3 and 7 feet tall, and it’s not unusual for a single plant to produce up to 12 blossoms.
Typically, Turk Cap Lily bloom from the early to mid-summer, and the blooms will last up to a month. These lovely flowers do best growing in zones 5 through 8.
Turk Cap Lily flowers are very popular with bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Plant these lovely flowers as a landscape edge, and your backyard will soon be buzzing and fluttering with activity.
Turk Cap Lily can grow up to 7 feet tall.
Plant from bulbs forms in the fall in rich, moist, wet, organic, slightly acidic soil.
Since the Turk Cap Lily grows so high, plant them in the back of your garden as a capper to your backyard greenery.
A vigorous plant, still the Turk Cap Lily, prefers light shade or filtered shade areas to grow. Turk Cap Lily will grow in complete shade, but you will probably need to stake them, and as the plant will lean towards the sun.
Be sure to grow in an area that is enclosed by a fence, though if you live in the country because deer love these precious blooms as snacks.
Also, keep your cats and dogs away from Turk Cap Lily as they can be quite poisonous.
While Turk Cap Lily plants prefer loamy, wet soil, make sure the soil drains, there is not much water.
Be sure to add 5-10-5 fertilizer to your soil if you want your Turk Cap Lily to grow high and produce plenty of blooms. Water regularly in the first two years, less after that.