Yellow Asphodel, King's Spear
This Mediterranean native forms a low clump (about 9 in. high and 1 ft. wide) of blue-green to dark green, grassy leaves. In spring, stiff, unbranched stems to 3 ft. high rise from the clump, topped by narrow clusters of fragrant yellow flowers that peer out from shaggy buff or reddish brown bracts. Needs well-drained soil.
Native to southeastern Europe.Variable habit; typically a graceful,arching large shrub to 6–15 ft. tal...
Compact; to 16 in. high.Denser growth, rounder leaves,fewer flowers than species; maybe longer-lived.
An ornamental grass ofdelicate, graceful form, thisMediterranean native is oftenplanted for its seed h...