Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon
Lilium martagon

Lilium martagon

Turk Cap's Lily

Liliaceae

Height

40 - 50 cm

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, humus rich, well drained, preferably lime-rich

pH

hardy

Hardiness

needs warm, sunny place

Plant range

Eurasia

Lilium is a large genus in the lily family, Liliaceae, native to temperate regions, the majority in Asia and N-America and a few in Europe. They are usually tall plants with large, colourful flowers in all colours apart from blue. A great number of garden cultivars are grown in gardens.

Propagation:


Bulbs planted in spring.


Division in spring.


Seed - sown September - October, hypogeal germination.

Seed sown in a well draining seed starting substrate about 5 mm (1/4 inch) deep.  Stored at 20°C (68°F) for 9-12 weeks. During that time the seed will germinate and form a bulb. After this period the seed pot needs to be stored at temperatures below 4°C (40°F) for 3 months until bringing it back to 20°C (68°F) for the leaves to emerge.

Needs a sunny place and fertile soil.

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