Erythronium pagoda

("Dog’s tooth violet / Trout lily / Adder's tongue / Fawn lily")

Erythronium pagoda

One of the most commonly available erythroniums. This species has nicely speckled leaves and stems, each with 4-5 nodding yellow flowers.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Mid-Late Spring

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full or partial shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?


How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

4 in / 10 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

4 in / 10 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

10-12 in / 25-30 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

Under trees and shrubs, well-drained rock gardens, perennial beds and woodland settings.

Other Popular Varieties

Species only.

About the Family

Erythronium Family

Native to forests and meadows in temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere.

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