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Erythronium americanum

Also called Yellow Adder's Tongue, Amberbell, Yellow Fawn Lily


Erythronium americanum - Trout lily

More About Erythronium americanum

  • Nodding, yellow, bell-shaped flowers
  • Flowers may have yellow, purple or brown anthers
  • Plants having two, emerging, basal leaves that will likely produce a flower
  • Leaves vary from a solid, glossy, green to a green leaf mottled with purple-brown
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

10-15 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Trout lily Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in a consistently moist, fertile, well-drained soil, in shade, or partial shade. Plant foliage emerges early spring, going dormant early summer. Plants may not flower every season. 


Erythronium americanum Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Dwarf
Clumping

Foliage Color

Purple
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge