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Asphodelus aestivus

Common name white asphodel; summer asphodel
Family asphodelaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-9)
Flowers white (late spring)
Size 3-5'
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Upright plant from the Mediterranean, featuring subtly purple-marked starry white flowers on branched candles, shooting up from a clump of lily-like leaves. Summer-dormant.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: right-fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (11d) - 35F (4w; 5%G, 11d) - 70F (85%G, 3-9d)

Not sure if the cold stage was necessary.

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