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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
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..

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

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