Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium dens-canis

Erythronium dens-canis

Dog's Tooth Violet

Liliaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

May

Foliage colour

green with bronze patterns

Sunlight

partial shade

Soil

well drained, fertile, humus rich, evenly moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

possibly a bit tender, can be short lived

Plant range

Central- and S-Europe

Erythronium, is a genus of spring flowering plants in the lily family, Liliaceae, closely related to tulips, which grow in meadows and wooded areas in temperate regions of Eurasia and N-America.

Fjölgun:


Tubers in autumn.


Division in spring.


Seed - best sown in September - November.

Seed covered and stored outside until germination, which could be slow. Seed could germinate the second spring after sowing. Optimum germination temperature is 5-15°C (40-60°F).

Beautiful woodland plant. Can be short lived.

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