Pretty Face, Golden Brodiaea
Native to western North America. Plants of this name were formerly known as Brodiaea. They bloom in sunny fields and meadows in spring and early summer. The plants have a few grasslike leaves; a cluster of funnel-shaped or tubular, 1/2–2-in.-long flowers tops the stem during bloom. Good cut flowers. After flowering, plants die to the ground. Spring and early summer bloom.
Set corms 2–3 in. deep and 2–4 in. apart. In cold-winter areas, grow in containers or mulch to protect from freezing and thawing. These can use a little water during growth and bloom, but like dry summer conditions.Triteleia ixioides
Flower stalk to 2 ft.; flowers are 1 in. long and golden yellow with a purple-black midrib and veins.
Valuable for form, foliage, fall color, easy culture. Moderate growth rate. Young and middle-aged tree...
Unbeatable choice for edging and mass planting as a groundcover; from the Sunset Western Garden Collec...
Many hybrids are obtainable, either as blends or in single colors. Most must be grown from seed....