In May, the elegant Martagon lilies (Lilium), one of the most shade-adapted lilies, proudly show off their small Turks cap flowers above handsome whorled foliage on 3- to 4-foot stems. The selection 'Nepera' has orange-spotted, downward-facing flowers. They make take a year or so to settle into the garden but are well worth the investment. They dislike frequent transplants.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant, Understory
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies