Perennial, zones 4-8
Bulb Planting Depth: 3-4”
Spacing: 12 bulbs per square foot, 3-4" apart
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Average to Fertile, well-drained
Bloom Time: Late spring-early summer
Uses: Flower beds, containers, naturalizing, borders, fresh or dried flower arrangments, attracts pollinators and butterflies, deer resistant, drought tolerant
Care: Amend soil with compost before planting bulbs. Feed with a granular flower bulb fertilizer at planting time and/or in the spring when the leaves emerge. Cut back spent flowers and allow foliage to die back naturally before removing it. They will produce small bulbs, “offsets” that can be divided from the main bulb and transplanted after a few growing seasons. Naturalizes by self-seeds.