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Erythronium dens-canis

Family: Liliaceae

Flower color: pink

Flowering period: March - April

Average plant height: 10 inches

Planting depth to base of bulb: 4 inches

Spacing between bulbs: 6 inches

Type of bulb: tuberous roots

Light requirements: full or partial shade

Landscape uses: under trees and shrubs, well-drained rock gardens, and perennial beds

This is a beautiful but rare species which is unfortunately difficult to cultivate. Each flower stem produces only one flower. Several cultivars exist, 'Rose Queen' (pink) being the most familiar. E. dens-canis blooms in March - April and has a height of 10 inches.

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