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Ixiolirion tataricum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Ixiolirion pallasii
Phonetic Spelling
ik-see-oh-LEER-ee-on tat-TAR-ih-kum
Description

Grow in full to PM only sunlight.  When planting, bury bulbs 5 in. to base and space 4-6 in., 3-6 per sq. ft.  Tolerates summer drought, but requires moisture during the growing season.  Great for use in beds, rock gardens, ground covers, and woodland gardens.  Blooms in late spring (May).

 

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Tags:
#bulb#drought tolerant#perennial#purple flowers#spring flowers#groundcover#woodland#rock gardens#spring flowering bulbs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bulb#drought tolerant#perennial#purple flowers#spring flowers#groundcover#woodland#rock gardens#spring flowering bulbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ixiolirion
    Species:
    tataricum
    Family:
    Ixioliriaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia Minor, Turkey
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Ground Cover
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Blooms in late spring (May)
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought