at Digging Dog
Native to the eastern Mediterranean, this
clumping member of the Lily family greets spring with
intriguing spirals of tightly wrapped bladelike foliage,
patterned like green candy canes. Emerging from
blue-hued grassy tufts, these leafy flowering spikes
soon become dense with fragrant citron-yellow,
star-shaped blooms, which look striking in drifts
beside Omphalodes ‘Cherry Ingram’ and
Euphorbia ‘Jade Dragon’. Zoë was
the first to discover the hard, marble-sized, green
fruit that appears after the flowers fade.
Size: 2-1/2'–3' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 6.
Asphodeline lutea (P-0361)
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Current Staff's Favorite Plant
Our featured plant: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf'
Perennials that cool down a hot summer day, refreshing foliage, soothing blooms, last chance to take advantage of our summer sale!
Bring sparkling beauty to your August plantings
Perhaps you’re looking for some soothing floral or foliar accents on a hot summer day! We’ve found that snowy white, clear pink, pale yellow and deep blue blooms coupled with silver, bluish green or emerald-toned leaves become refreshing counterpoints to warmer-hued flowers. They offer a place where your eye can rest, much like cleansing your palette when tasting wine. These shades meld the spicy-colored flowers of many Achillea, Crocosmia, Dahlia, Geum, Helenium, Kniphofia, Rudbeckia and Salvia.
Our next guided Saturday Strolls is August 19th., followed by September 16th & October 7th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer. Digging Dog's Early August 2017 Newsletter Link
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Digging Dog Nursery
a retail and mail order plant nursery specializing in unusual and hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines.
31101 Middle Ridge Rd.
Albion, CA 95410
Tuesday by appointment only