Lilium 'Russian Morning'

Lilium 'Russian Morning'

Turkscap lily

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lilium 'Russian Morning'
  • Common name: Turkscap lily
  • Plant type: Bulb
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 1.5m

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Scented flowers

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Lilium 'Russian Morning'

Lilium 'Russian Morning' produces Turkscap flowers, yellow-orange with purple spots and distinctive recurved tips. The bulbs grow very near to the soil surface and are therefore best kept away from cultivated borders, where they may be damaged. Lilium 'Russian Morning' makes a bold statement when planted in groups.

Grow Lilium 'Russian Morning' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Alternatively, raise in pots. Plant bulbs in autumn and allow foliage to die down completely after flowering. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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