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Asphodeline lutea

 
Asphodeline lutea
Jacob's rod
Asphodeline lutea
Still showing off its bluish mop in late November

Synonym(s) Asphodelus luteus
Common name Jacob's rod
Family asphodelaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers yellow (May-June)
Size 4 ft
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Blue-green grassy foliage, tall narrow flower spikes. It was at least three years before one of my seedlings decided to finally bloom. The yellow flowers always make an interesting addition to the late-spring garden, although the overall effect usually fails to really pop - the individual flowers on the spikes open seemingly randomly and don't last long, so that you never see blooms all the way up and down.

Jacob's rod
Interesting shiny-green fruitballs
Asphodeline lutea
Striking spiral leaf arrangement

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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