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Yellow Autumn Crocus Sternbergia

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
stern-BER-jee-uh
Description

Produces crocus-like leaves after flowering that lasts through the winter; prefers moist, well-drained soil; provide wind protection; does well in clay soil

Plant 4-6" apart (5 per 6" pot) at a depth of 5".  This bulb is classified as Semi-hardy, it can be injured at temperatures below 28 degrees F (-2 degrees C).

Store bulbs day at 41 degrees F (5 degrees C).

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • S. candida
  • S. clasuana
  • S. sicula
S. candida , S. clasuana, S. sicula
Tags:
#bulb
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • S. candida
  • S. clasuana
  • S. sicula
S. candida , S. clasuana, S. sicula
Tags:
#bulb
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sternbergia
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Northern Africa and Southern Europe
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
  • 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)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No