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Large-flowered Zigadenus Zigadenus glaberrimus

Previously known as:

  • Toxicoscordion fremontii
Description

Large Death Camus is a native pernnial wildflower with large showy white flowers.

Habitat: Sandhill seepage bogs, pine savannas, pocosin edges

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#food source fall#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#Piedmont Mountains OBL#pollinators#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#food source fall#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#Piedmont Mountains OBL#pollinators#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Zigadenus
    Species:
    glaberrimus
    Family:
    Melanthiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southeastern U.S.A.
    Distribution:
    AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
    Wildlife Value:
    This plant attracts pollinators.
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Heat tolerant.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    3 feet-6 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit displays from August to November.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    6 to 12 flowers clustered on short stems or attached directly to a main stem. 6 creamy white to pale-yellow tepals with two lime green dots. Stamens are long and showy. Blooms June-September.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Pollinators