Erythronium tuolumnense ‘Spindlestone’ (3 bulbs for £16.50)

£ 16.50

A good, clump forming Erythronium with eye-catching bright yellow flowers in March/April and apple-green paired leaves. We send out flowering sized bulbs.

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Erythronium tuolumnense ‘Spindlestone’ is a bulbous perennial which grows up to 30cm in height. It is a selected form of Erythronium tuolumnense with a neat habit and dependable flowering in March and April. Its paired leaves are held distinctively and are a bright apple green in colour.  It is a good, clump forming Erythronium with bright, pure yellow flowers.

Erythronium tuolumnense ‘Spindlestone’ flower from late March through April.Their leaves die back in June and the bulbs become dormant over the summer. The best time to buy and plant Erythronium bulbs is in July/August/September, because they will root down in the autumn while the soil is still warm.  The attractive glossy leaves start to emerge towards the end of February. 

Please note:  We send these to you as dormant, freshly lifted, flowering size bulbs from July through to September  ready for potting up or planting directly into the garden. 

The species and cultivars of  Erythronium  that we offer are all selected because they are good garden plants.  They grow well in dappled shade and the bulbs should be kept damp and not dried out. 

Our collection has taken many years to develop. It takes at least 5 years to grow a flowering sized bulb from seed and propagation by division is slow. 

For Erythronium tuolumnense ‘Spindlestone’ planting advice see our Erythronium Planting Advice page

Our Erythronium range has been reviewed in The Telegraph and provides further information and advise which is well worth reading:-

‘Why now is the best time to plant Erythroniums, the most exquisite flowers of spring’

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