Lilium martagon 'Album'

White Turk's Cap Lily

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Lilium martagon ‘Album’ has small, delicate, white flowers with contrasting orange anthers. The blooms are small, unspotted, and downfacing with recurved petals forming Turk's caps. When established, the stems stand 4 to 5 feet high with whorled leaves and as many as 20 or 30 blooms on a single stem. Martagon lilies are native to Europe where they grow on Alpine slopes at an elevation of 7000 feet. Of the lilies, they are the most adapted to shade. Typically Martagon lilies have a strong fragrance. In 1933 Lilium martagon var. album received the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Question: Is this a var or a cultivar?? Or are they 2 different species?

Plant Shape
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August
Bloom Color
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8