Geltonasis eritronis – Erythronium tuolumnense

Geltonasis eritronis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameGeltonasis eritronis
Latin plant nameErythronium tuolumnense Applegate
English plant nameToulumne Fawnlily
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • soils with special conditions
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 10 to 15
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitylittle decorative
Ornamentality duration, months2
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupBulbous and corm
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, bulbs. Some american varieties are propagated by seeds only. It is important to know, that the seeds quickly lose their ability to germinate, so they should be sown after picking up. Seeds are sown in Autumn. The first seedlings appear in Spring and start blooming in 5-7 years. For such a low reproduction Erythronium are not popular.

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