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Erythronium Americanum

Botanical Name:

Erythronium americanum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Shade - Partial Shade - Partial Sun
~
0-3 hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Moist, rich soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Bulbs, Perennials, Herb/Forb, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

The yellow 1.5 in. bell-shaped flower on a stalk has six petals/ perianth parts that may curve backward at the tip and are often tinged with purple on the back.

Fruit

A capsule that splits to release two or more seeds.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Pollinators

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Liliales

Family

Erythronium - Dog Tooth Violets

Genus

Erythronium

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