Connecticut Plants
Turk's-cap Lily
Lilium superbum L.

Turk's-cap lily flowers have a green star at the center (not visible in the photo), which makes a good identifying mark for this plant. The green star will distinguish Turk's-cap lily from tiger lily (Lilium trigrinum), a plant from Asia that sometimes escapes from gardens.

  • Family: lily (Liliaceae)
  • Habitat: wet meadows and woods
  • Height: 3-7 feet
  • Flower size: 2-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: orange
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Lilium superbum L.