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Turk's Cap Lily Collection

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8 for $58.64 $29.99

  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 12-14 cm bulbs
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Bloom Time: Early summer
  • Height: 32 - 52 inches
  • Soil Requirement: Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
  • Attract Bees

  • SKU: 73513
  • Availability: In Stock

We ship this item in Fall

For each offer ordered, get 8

An American favourite for generations
Their remarkable flower form may give Turk's cap lilies an exotic look, but they actually were some of the first lilies ever grown in American gardens, found in descriptions dating all the way back to 1596! Early American gardeners had the right idea— Turk's caps are an excellent investment. Many lilies fade away within four years, but these beauties are just getting started. In fact, a Turk's cap lily, left undisturbed, can last a lifetime!

The Perfect Form
An elegant scene unfolds in the summer, when vibrant butterflies and buzzing bees explore sweet-smelling Turk's cap lilies in bloom. The plant form is enchanting—perfectly balanced with masses of unique, downward-facing blooms, featuring extremely recurved petals. Most notable are its gorgeous, long stamens, which are also extremely useful for the plant. They are strong enough to easily withstand the weight of bees who stop by. Also, when a hungry butterfly sneaks into the bloom for a snack, the anthers are in the perfect position to deposit pollen on its wings.

When it comes to beneficial pollinators, we generally think of honey bees. These hardworking helpers, originally imported from Europe, love Turk's cap lilies and all the nectar their abundant blooms provide. However, Turk's cap bring some other major players to your garden, too!

  • As a native species, Turk's caps are loved by native bees—providing a sweet treat for those fluttering friends whose hard work sustains diversity in our environment and diet.

  • Butterflies are attracted to vibrant, fragrant flowers with unusual forms—so as much as you'll love this new collection's vivid, warm hues and sweet wildflower perfume, the butterflies who stop by will be just as pleased!

  • Beneficial pollinators will be in heaven with all of the blooms Breck's® Turk's Cap Lily Collection provides. On a mature plant, you'll see anywhere from a dozen up to 50 intricate, graceful blooms!

    Traditionally, Turk's caps bloom in orange with black speckles. But with Breck's® Turk's Cap Lily Collection, you'll get a variety of stunning hues! They grow 3 to 4 feet tall, the perfect height for adding colour and life to that bare space between perennials and deciduous shrubs. With a light requirement of sun to part shade, they thrive in darker spots than typical full-sun lilies, and make an excellent addition to a lighter woodland garden. Incredibly hardy, 12–14 cm bulbs will withstand the freezing cold North American winters all the way up to zone 2!

    This collection includes two each of the following varieties:

  • Claude Shride: An incredible hybrid with tall spikes and wide, whorled leaves. Adds a beautiful contrast to the rest of the collection with stunning, deep red flowers.

  • Guinea Gold: Regal, yellow-gold blooms feature dark speckling. Petals are highlighted with bright white on the back.

  • Sunny Morning: Little blooms with a big impact thanks to vibrant orange-yellow colouring and intricate maroon speckles.

  • Pink Morning: Sweet, small mauve-pink flowers decorated with pinprick dark dots, complete with a delicate fragrance.

  • Product Details
    • Botanical Name Lilium
    • Form Perennial
    • Hardiness Zone 3-8
    • Flowering Time Early summer
    • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Flower Color Collection of 4 Turk's Cap Lilies
    • Flower Form Turks Cap-shaped flowers (curved petals)
    • Foliage Type Whorled leaves in tiers
    • Growth Rate Medium
    • Height/Habit 32 - 52 inches
    • Spread 12 - 15 inches
    • Planting Instructions 6" deep and 12 - 15" apart
    • Soil Requirements Prefers well drained soil, but will tolerate heavier soils.
    • Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
    • Pruning Don't remove leaves until they have died down in fall. They help provide nourishment to the bulb for next season's blooms.
    Shipping Information

    Breck's Shipping Schedule

    We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

    2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
    Zones Iris
    1AB-7A 8/12/19 - 11/1/19
    7B-13B 8/19/19 - 11/11/19
    Last Order Date 11/15/2019

    ZONES Fall Bulbs from Holland
    1AB-7AB 8/12/19 - 12/9/19
    8AB-13AB 8/26/19 - 12/9/19
    Last Order Date 12/13/2019

    ZONES Bareroot Perennials
    1AB-13B 9/15/19 - 11/29/19
    Last Order Date 11/25/2019

    Shipping Notes:

    The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.

    Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

    To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

    In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.

    Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

    Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

    You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.

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