Martagon lilies are in flower now

Winterthur, Delaware is the legacy of Henry Francis du Pont

Mt. Cuba in Hockessin, Delaware of the Lammot du Pont Copelands

2015-2021.  With the greatest pleasure.



Martagon lilies are in bloom now.

They bloom in June and sometimes in July.  They are Eurasian in origin.

The colours range from white and pale pink to grey-pink and pale lilac to gold-bronze, bright yellow, orange, and deep reds. 




They have been planted under the azalea and rhodendron bushes in Winterthur. 


Ram-rod straight stems, some as tall 5′.








The native Turk’s Cap Lily (Lilium Superbum) also known as American Tiger Lily, Swamp Lily, Turban Lily growing at Mt. Cuba, Delaware