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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Turk’s Cap Lily
Turk’s Cap Lily– Lilium Superbum is native to eastern and central regions of North America. The ornate flowers of this lily are said resemble a type of cap worn by early Turks, hence the common name.
The Turk's Cap Lily is known to grow as tall as 6 feet high, making it the tallest growing Native American lily.
Keep the height in mind when placing Turk's Cap Lillies, so they don't block the view of other plants in your garden. You will want to plant these bulbs in the fall. To keep this plant healthy do not let the dirt dry out under it. This is the tallest growing Native American lily. It is preferred for rain gardens, borders, cottage gardens, or pond peripheries. The suggested climate zones for the Turk Cap Lily would be zones five to eight.
The bulbs are stoloniferous, which means that in the wild they will spread and create a tight-knit colony. They look lovely when planted in groups together. They thrive in wet wooded areas and wet meadows. The keywords in helping this plant succeed are shade and water. Keep in mind; these colorful flowers do need fertile soil that is somewhat acidic so that they may thrive. Grow them in an area of the garden that gets partial shade and watch them bloom for you in the summer.
Turk's Cap Lily loves to grow tall and thin so keep an eye on them.
The flowers are orange with spots of maroon and bloom at the peak of summer in July. This flower attracts hummingbirds in the summer months.
Another positive thing about this healthy plant is how resistant it is to diseases. It is extremely rare for this plant to be bothered by viruses and illnesses.
Climate Zone: 5 to 8
Mature Height: 7 to 9 ft
Bulb Spacing: 8 to 12" apart
Sunlight: Half Sun/Half Shade or Full Shade
Soil Conditions: Rich Soil slightly acidic
Botanical Name: Lilium Superbum