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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 10 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 7 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: Leaves can be cooked as a leaf vegetable.
Fruit: Other: Light green capsule with distinctly indented end matures to yellow.
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow recurved petals are mottled and streaked brownish-purple on outside.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Vegetable
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Bulbs
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Dimpled Troutlily

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Location: Fairfax, VA
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-04-10
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-04-10
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-04-10
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Douthat Park, VA (Near Bedford)
Location: Douthat Park, VA (Near Bedford)
Location: Douthat Park, VA (Near Bedford)
Comments:
  • Posted by sedumzz (Your local refrigerator - Zone 7a) on Mar 26, 2022 7:30 PM concerning plant:
    Can be found growing in more dry, sloped, sometimes very exposed areas. Flowers are bell-like and don't open up much. Very adorable.

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