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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Turk's cap lily martagon lily
Lilium martagon pink-flowered
Lilium are bulbous perennials with erect stems bearing whorled or spirally arranged leaves and terminal racemes or umbels of bowl-shaped, trumpet-shaped, funnel-shaped or turk's cap shaped flowers, often fragrant, and white, yellow, orange or red
L. martagon is a strong-growing lily forming a clump of erect stems bearing whorls of narrow leaves and with large racemes of nodding, glossy purplish-pink flowers with recurved petals in early summer
NW Europe NW Asia
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter
Propagate by seed, sown, when ripe, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets after the foliage dies down
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get lily beetle, aphids and slugs; plants in pots can get vine weevil
grey moulds and a virus may cause problems. See lily diseases
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Turk's cap lily
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