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botanical name:
Asphodelus albus
Asphodelus albus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  White Asphodel
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Medium to tall clump-forming perennial with thickened, rhizomatous roots and tapering linear, channelled, grey-green leaves. Dense, spike-like racemes of star-shaped white flowers, usually with dark brown bracts, in May and June.

Well drained, moist to dry soil, preferably deep sandy loam, in full sun or part shade. Drought tolerant.

From seed or by division.

other notes:
Wildflower of the Mediterranean area, found in rocky place, meadows, light woodland and meadows.

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