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botanical name:
Sternbergia lutea
Sternbergia lutea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Yellow Autumn Crocus, Autumn Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small bulb producing strappy foliage and bright yellow crocus-like flowers in autumn.

Prefers good sunlight and sandy well-drained soil. Trouble-free and will slowly naturalise in suitable conditions.

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