One of the rarest lilies, growing along the north Californian coast to south Oregon and mostly in dry sphagnum bogs. The small bulbs grow on short rhizomes and the, bearing narrowly elliptic in whorls, reaches 2-6 feet. The one to 15 small, pendulous, Turk’s Cap
are green at their base, with brown-spotted, orange throat; the reflexed petals are tipped with crimson. Purple anthers, orange pollen, during July, prefers lime-free loam soils with additions of -mould and peat. Slow germination.