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King's spear

Asphodelus spp.

Also known as

Asphodel

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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King's spear Overview

Asphodelus contains mainly perennial species and some annuals. They like temperate conditions and are commonly found in open woodland, meadow and scrub habitats in well-draining soil. Yellow or white flowers are borne on an elongated stem in a spike.

Common problems with King's spear

How to propagate King's spear

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.