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Commonly known as Dog's-tooth violet, Trout lily
Attractive and colourful plants for a woodland edge, avoiding thirsty tree roots in summer. Will naturalise.
Genus of 29 species of clump-forming perennials with long-pointed, toothlike bulbs. They are found in habitats ranging from deciduous woodland to open mountain meadows in Europe, Asia and North America.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennials. 1-10 pendent flowers on slender, upright stems. Shades of purple, violet, pink, yellow or white. Conspicuous stamens and 6 pointed, recurved petals.
Partial shade - or light dappled.
Additional Features - Good to know - long, pointed, tooth-like bulbs. E. dens-canis can be naturalized in thin grass.
Pests & Diseases - slugs.
Place of origin - Europe, Asia, North America.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus- rich that does not dry out.
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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