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Bulbs, Perennials > Erythronium > Erythronium tuolumnense > Erythronium tuolumnense 'Pagoda'

Erythronium tuolumnense

'Pagoda'


Pagoda Dog’s-Tooth Violet or Trout Lily




Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Erythronium
Species
tuolumnense
Cultivar
'Pagoda'
Category
Bulbs, Perennials
Pronunciation
USDA Hardiness Zone
5
Canadian Hardiness Zone
4a - 6a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-26 -(-23)
Temperature (°F)
-15 -(-10)
Height
15 -35 cm
Spread
10 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
May
General Description
This cultivar is very vigorous, with strongly bronze-mottled, glossy, deep-green leaves. In spring each stem bears two to 10 sulphur-yellow flowers with a highly visible central ring and deep yellow anthers.
Landscape
Naturalization in woodland type setting amongst Hosta, Ferns, Trillium and other woodland type species.
Growth
Fast
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
The leaves are basal, elliptic, paired, mid- to dark-green. Some are marbled bronze, silver, brown or maroon, which starts to fade as the season progresses.
Flower Description
Flowers are produced from spring to early summer on slender, upright stems. The flowers are pendant, 3-6 cm across in colours ranging from white through yellow, pink and violet to purple. They have six recurved, pointed tepals and prominent stamens.
Propagation
Divide established clumps after flowering or sow fresh seed in rich, moisture-retentive soil.
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