Growing Erythronium

Latin Name Pronunciation: air-ith-roe'-nee-um

Size: 8-9 cm 

Plant immediately upon receipt, as bulbs dry out quickly. Plant 3″ deep, 4–5″ apart (5–6 per sq ft).

Plants prefer humus-rich soil in a partly shaded woodland site. On arrival, bulbs may appear spongy and somewhat discolored. This is normal and does not mean the bulbs are not viable. Only if they are powdery dry are they not worth planting.

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