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.
Lilium martagon, the turk's cap lily
: Blooms can be from mauve to maroon and grows to 1.9m (6ft).
SMALLER suitable plants include lenten roses (helleborus orientalis), geranium phaeum and many of the other herbaceous geraniums, Solomon's seal, periwinkle, variegated dead nettles (lamium White Nancy, Silver Beacon etc.) and bulbs such as snowdrops, winter aconites, bluebells, Turk's cap lily
and the giant lily (cardiocrinum giganteum).BASED on the age-old sheep shear scissor, this great design trimmer measures 28cm in length and incorporates a blade length of 14cm.
Meanwhile, lilium martagon (Turk's cap lily
) ( so-called for its resemblance to the turban worn by Sultan Mohammed I ( is currently in bloom, adding colourful interest to the otherwise dark and somewhat eerie quarry entrances.
Has: marjoram, fennel, sweet basil, parsley, caraway, dill, Johnny jump-ups, campanula (blue), candy lilies, hardy gloxinia (purple, pink), Turk's cap lily
, Columbine dragonfly and fancy day lily
It is followed by a very pretty pink turk's cap lily
from Tibet (Lilium wardii), which should be grown far more than it is.
At its feet you may encourage a colony of the magnificent Turk's cap lily
(Lilium superbum), which is bright orange and heavily spotted.