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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Lilium superbum (Turk’s-cap Lily)
The tallest and showiest of the native lilies, Turk’s-cap frequents wet meadows and moist woods primarily in the Mid-Atlantic Region.* A single plant can bear up to 40 individual flowers, which are noted for their stunning color, reflexed tepals, and prominent stamens.
*In the Mid-Atlantic Region, it is native to DC, common in DE, and reported in10 MD counties and a majority of PA counties It is locally frequent in the mountains and widespread but infrequent in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain in VA. In NoVA, it is native to Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
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