Flower colour: creamy white
Flowering period: May-June
Average plant height: 60-100 cm.
Planting depth to base of bulb: 15 cm.
Spacing between bulbs: 20 cm.
Type of bulb: bulb
Light requirements: full sun to partial shade
Landscape uses: beds, borders, as cut flowers, fields, ground covers and rock gardens
This tall-growing species in named after Max Leichtlin, a plant enthusiast from Germany. Under favorable conditions, these bulbs grow very well and form compact groups. One cultivar, C. leichtlinii 'Alba', is pure white, while A. leichtlinii 'Caerulea' has light blue flowers.