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botanical name:
Lilium superbum
Lilium superbum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  American Turkscap Lily
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: purple & green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Vigorous, clump forming with rhizomatous bulbs producing erect, purple mottled, green stems and dense whorls of linear-lance shaped leaves. Tall racemes of numerous, pendent, turkscap flowers, reddish orange with maroon spots, in late summer and early autumn..

cultivation:
Prefers moist, acidic soil in full sun or part shade.

other notes:
Native of the eastern USA.
Division 9, species Lily.
RHS AGM

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