Turkscap lily

Lilium martagon 'Orange Marmalade'

Turkscap lily - Lilium martagon  'Orange Marmalade'

Common Name: Turkscap lily
Genus: Lilium
Species: martagon
Cultivar: 'Orange Marmalade'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Slender arching petals form gracefully nodding flowers throughout the early part of summer. Their vibrant and intense colouring makes them an ideal choice for a hot themed border where they mix easily with shades of red and yellow.

  • Garden care: Plant 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in a well-drained soil enriched with well-rotted organic matter or leaf mould using a marker to minimise any unnecessary disturbance. Stake with ring stakes or bamboo canes in spring before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms and cut the stems back to ground level at the end of autumn


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