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Asphodeline lutea
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Asphodeline lutea

April–June.

Asphodeline lutea

Asphodeline

Asphodeline lutea full sun

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)
Each $7.75
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