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Erythronium dens canis - Dog's Tooth Violets - Bulbs (tubers) Growing Chart
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Erythronium dens canis - Dog's Tooth Violets - Bulbs (tubers)
Dog's Tooth Violets
Commonly called Erythronium bulbs Erythronium dens-canis are grown from tubers and the plants are called Dog's tooth violets because the shape of the tubers resembles a canine tooth. Erythronium send up spurred mauve-pink flowers that appear in spring on slender stems above large, heavily mottled leaves. Erythronium are shade loving plants that make excellent groundcover under trees or shrubs and in shaded woodland borders. Erythronium add colour and interest with their showy leaves and dainty flowers. This erythronium is a European native plant.
This erythronium variety has won the RHS award of Garden Merit (AGM) as an excellent garden plant.
Plant in autumn 5-10cm/2-4in deep into humus-rich soil in shade. Don't allow the tubers to dry out in storage.
After care Snip off and tidy old foliage when it turns brown.
How you receive your bulbs
You receive our spring-flowering bulbs in autumn in a plastic mesh. This is to keep the bulbs together in a pack which is nice and airy – perfect to keep the bulbs healthy while in transit.
Can’t plant straight away?
Keep your bulbs in a cool, light and dry place and preferably hanging on a hook so that air can get to the bulbs at all angles. Look to planting your bulbs within a week of receiving them.See Full Description +
- Quantity 6x Erythronium Bulbs
- Height 15cm / 6in
Delivery: Late September to Late November