General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

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Common names
  • Lily-Of-The-Field
  • Autumn Daffodil
  • Winter Daffodil
  • Fall Crocus
  • Mount Etna Lily
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Sternbergia lutea
  • Synonym: Sternbergia greuteriana
  • Synonym: Sternbergia sicula

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