Yellow Autumn Crocus
Also known as
Autumn Daffodil, Winter Daffodil, Fall Daffodil, Lily Of The Field, Yellow Amaryllis, Yellow Starflower, Lily-Of-The-Field
3 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Yellow Autumn Crocus Overview
Sternbergia lutea is a deciduous perennial from the Amaryllidaceae family. This bulbous plant produces straight leaves from the base and singular, goblet-shaped flowers. Flowers are deep yellow and Crocus-like in appearance, blooming from autumn to late winter. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It typically grows to around 15cm tall, has a clumping habit and is hardy to around -10 degrees Celsius. Plant in a position of full sun, in well-draining soil for optimal growth.
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Grown for their large, crocus-like flowers.