“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
Delicate yellow flowers held 6-12″ tall, the petals reflex up (like a cyclamen). a beautiful early spring woodland plant, small and delicate. The leaves are large, elliptical with brown splotches that make attractive masses in a shady area, the plants spread by slender runners. Plants go dormant after flowering. Slow to establish and bloom.
Plant in rich woodland soils that are moist in spring.
Shady woodlands, especially low righ woodlands are Yellow Trout Lilly's native haunts. Good garden soil under shade of deciduous trees or large shrubs. Plants will og dormant after flowering so combine with other plants to fill the gaps when they are dormant, like wild ginger, Jacob's ladder, and ferns.
6 to 12 inches
4 to 6 inches
Season of Interest
Early (Feb - Apr