Joy Creek Nursery

946-001D4   Sternbergia lutea     ( Autumn daffodil )

Sternbergia lutea
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From Spain to Afghanistan. Just when you think the season is over, this bulb produces its lance-shaped leaves followed by bright yellow tulip-shaped flowers. This usually happens just as our rainy season begins and the yellow of the flowers serves as a reminder of the sunny season that has just passed. We grow our bulbs in a gravel bed where they get little extra summer water. They have flourished and increased well there.

October.  6 in.

Bright Yellow flowers

Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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