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Nothoscordum sellowianum is often confused with:
Crocus Crocus
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Viola hastata Viola hastata
Crocus tommasinianus Crocus tommasinianus
Trillium luteum Flowers with mottled bracts

False Garlic Nothoscordum sellowianum

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called False Garlic:

Previously known as:

  • Nothoscordum bivalve var. bivalve
Description

Plant these late winter to early spring blooming blubs in very well-drained sandy soils.  They love the heat so they do well

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#small spaces#yellow flowers#fairy garden#flowers early spring#flowers late winter
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#small spaces#yellow flowers#fairy garden#flowers early spring#flowers late winter
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nothoscordum
    Species:
    sellowianum
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Temperate and subtropical America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Dry
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Yellow or white flowers appear late winter to early spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Narrow linear leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Patio
    Small Space
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Fairy Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Mass Planting