Sternbergia fischerana

Sternbergia fischerana   copyright  2000 Mark McDonough

Photo by Mark McDonough

Bulbs of this fine plant were sent to me as Sternbergia fischerana. The
glorious blooms lasted nearly 3 weeks, and have a light lemony scent.

This species pokes out of the ground in late fall or early winter, unperturbed
by winter weather.  The succulent glaucous foliage expands in late winter
months, then produces ample yellow flowers in late April and May. The bulbs
 are rather large in size and have papery brown bulb coats much like a daffodil.

 

 

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