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Dichelostemma congestum

Previously known as:

  • Brodiaea pulchella
  • Dichelostemma pulchellum
  • Hookera pulchella
Phonetic Spelling
dy-kel-OH-stem-uh kon-JES-tum
Description

Fork-Toothed Ookow is a perennial wildflower in the asparagus family native to the mountainous regions of western North America.  It has showy blue-purple flowers.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Dichelostemma
    Species:
    congestum
    Family:
    Asparagaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    British Columbia, WA to CA
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No