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Erythronium albidum

Erythronium albidum

White Trout Lily

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Item #: 2474

Zones: 4a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter, Summer, Fall

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 2.5" pot (7.9 fl. oz/233 ml) ?

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Erythronium albidum is a little-grown North American native trout lily, found in scattered populations from Canada south to Texas. White trout lily is a spring ephemeral that emerges in late winter/early spring with pewter-green leaves, each highlighted with liver-colored spots. The 6" tall flower stalks are topped with a pure white pendulous flower. Erythronium albidum spreads slowly via underground rhizomes, eventually forming a large, stunning patch...especially when grown in moist, organic soils. The dormant rhizomes are miniscule, so be sure to mark your plants with a tag since they go dormant in late spring.