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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
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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