Pretty Face, Golden Brodiaea
Native to western North Ameriaca. Plants of this name were formerly known as Brodiaea. They bloom in sunny fields and meadows in spring and early summer. 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 to 3 in. deep and 2 to 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
Flowerstalk to 2 ft.; flowers 1 in. long,golden yellow with purple-blackmidrib and veins.
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