A picture of a Large-Flowered Bellwort

Large-Flowered Bellwort

Uvularia grandiflora

Also known as

Bellwort, Wood Daffodil, Throat Root, Cornflower, Merry Bells, Yellow Bellwort, Large Merrybells

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Large-Flowered Bellwort

A close up of the Uvularia grandiflora flower in a garden border with leaf litter and a Viola in the background.
A close up of the twisted flower petals of the Uvularia grandiflora in front of its ribbed green leaves.

Large-Flowered Bellwort Overview

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.

Common problems with Large-Flowered Bellwort

How to harvest Large-Flowered Bellwort

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Large-Flowered Bellwort

Division

Divide clumps in early spring.

Seed

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

Special features of Large-Flowered Bellwort

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Large-Flowered Bellwort

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