- Common Name(s):
- Avalanche Lily, Fawn Lily, Glacier Lily, Trout Lily
- Perennial Bulbs, Spring Bulbs
Showy flowers. Should be planted in an area that retains moisture throughout the year and prefers rich humusy soil. Naturalizes well. Plants can be grown from seed but will not flower for 4-5 years. Plants go dormant in late spring.
Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Erythronium support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Leucandrena) erythronii.
Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: No serious insect or disease problems.
- Mid-spring (April/May)
- PM only or AM only sunlight to 25-50% shade
- 10-14 in.
- 12 in. apart, 15-25 per sq. ft.
- Flowering Period:
- Middle Spring
- Flower Color:
- 5 in. to base of the bulb
- Beds, rock gardens, ground covers, woodland gardens
- Hardy II- Injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10 degrees C) when planted
- North America
NCCES plant id: 813