Bellwort

Uvularia grandiflora

Wood Daffodil, Large-Flowered Bellwort, Throat Root, Cornflower, Merry Bells, Yellow Bellwort

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A close up of the Uvularia grandiflora flower in a garden border with leaf litter and a Viola in the background.
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This herbaceous perennial gets 75cm high and produces arching stems of bright green leaves and clusters of yellow narrow bell shaped flowers with stunning twisted tepals.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide clumps in early spring.

Seed

Sow seeds as soon as they are ripe in pots in a cold frame.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

America, North, America

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Clay

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

Suits being planted in beds and borders of cottage and informal style gardens.

Personality

Family

Liliaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs and snails but generally pest and disease free.
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