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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Yellow Asphodel, King's spear
perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Forms a clump of narrow spiky glaucous leaves. Bright yellow flowers. Foliage is usually evergreen.
Well drained, poor to moderately fertile, light sandy or gritty soil in full sun.
Suitable for dry sunny borders or banks.