Turk's cap


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(Bot.) Turk's-cap lily. See under Lily.
A tulip.
A plant of the genus Melocactus; Turk's head. See Melon cactus, under Melon.

See also: Turk, Turk, Turk

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Or try 'Big Momma' Turk's cap, a perennial that grows 4 to 6 feet tall and wide.
Provided the deer have not clipped every blossom of the Turk's Cap lilies, these 4- to 6-feet tall plants explode with an orange burst of color against the lush green surrounding foliage.
I'm also going to include some orange Turk's cap lilies for midsummer madness and maybe finish off the season with some vivid Crocosmia Emily MacKenzie.
Based on seasonal availability, plants could include: Wild Geranium, Large Beard-tongue, Foxglove Beardtongue, Fall Phlox, Sweet William, Creeping Phlox, Turk's Cap Lily, Swamp Milkweed (to host Monarch butterflies), New England aster, Switchgrass, Big Bluestem grass, Black-eyed Susan, Jewelweed, Woolly Ragwort, Blue Waxweed, Purple Tridens grass, spearmint, peppermint, oregano, and sage.
First come mottled leaves, followed by scrolled buds that unfurl in the sun, reflexing magically into pink turk's cap flowers.
The martagon is a typical Turk's cap lily with stems that are up to a metre tall and a plethora of slightly mucky crimsonpurple flowers.
The head is a TURK'S CAP LILY, more red than orange, granted,
Flower forms include bowl-shaped, cup-shaped, Turk's cap, star and trumpet (see Figure 3: Principal Parts of the Lily).
At left, a rare native wet meadow wildflower, a Turk's Cap lily, grows in the wetland area, Prairie Glen's $95,000 to $125,000 lot prices compare favorably with same-sized lots at Bielinski's conventionally planned Autumn Ridge, located just a mile to the south, and selling for under $50,000.