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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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.

Further Reading....

  • 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 -

Buy Varieties of ERYTHRONIUM

ERYTHRONIUM japonicum 'Pagoda'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Dog's-tooth violet, Trout lily.
Bulbous perennial with bronze-mottled green foliage and sulphur yellow flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Commonly known as: Dog's-tooth violet, Trout lily.
Pale yellow
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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