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Erythronium 'Pagoda'

Erythronium 'Pagoda'
 

Flower colour: yellow

Flowering period: April-May

Average plant height: 25-30 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb:10 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 15 cm

Type of bulb: tuberous roots

Light requirements: full or partial shade

Landscape uses: under trees and shrubs, well-drained rock gardens, and perennial beds
A crossing between E. revolutum and E. tuolumnense produced one very useful cultivar: 'Pagoda'. The stems of 'Pagoda' are 25-30 cm long, each with 4 to 5 nodding yellow flowers. This cultivar too, has nicely speckled leaves. 'Pagoda' is one of the most commonly available erythroniums.