Erythronium revolutum COAST FAWN LILY –
Native to Western, North America, from coastal Northern California to British Columbia, this is a perhaps the choicest of all Erythroniums . This hardy perennial wildflower produces an oval shape bulb from which arise a long, naked stalk bearing one or two showy, palest peach lily flowers in spring. These are followed by two wide, flat leaves beautifully mottled in purple, brown and white. Erythronium revolutum COAST FAWN LILY a valuable very long lived plant that will self seed very gently making delightful drifts over time. Enjoys part shade to shade in moist parts of the garden, naturally found on stream banks and wet understory forest areas. 30cm H x 25cm W.
Sow Erythronium seeds at any time into good quality seed raising mix. Cover with mix or vermiculite to 5mm deep. Place the seed tray in a cool well lit spot outdoors ( protect from scratching birds) Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination so be very patient as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray has occurred during winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until a sufficient size to be Potton on or planted out into the open garden.