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Uvularia grandiflora

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Description

A native perennial wildflower in the Colchicaceae family.  It is low maintenance and tolerates drought and dry soil.  Yellow blooms appear in the spring April through May.  The flowers are showy and make good cut flowers.  The plant has an droopy appearance.  Works well in woodland gardens, shade boarder, on slopes or allowed to naturalize.

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Uvularia support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Derandrena) uvulariae.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: No serious insect or diseases problems though young plants can be damaged by slugs.

Cultivars:
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#bees#showy flowers#yellow#pollinators#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#wildflowers#shade tolerant#nectar plant#cut flowers#woodland garden#low maintenance#dry soil#specialized bees
Cultivars:
Tags:
#bees#showy flowers#yellow#pollinators#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#wildflowers#shade tolerant#nectar plant#cut flowers#woodland garden#low maintenance#dry soil#specialized bees
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Uvularia
    Species:
    grandiflora
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Specialized Bees
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Dry Soil