Archive entry 27.04.14
3rd May 2013
I have a number of yellow Erythronium and I was pleased to finally get hold of a plant of the pink
E.revolutum. It is reasonably common in cultivation, but somehow it had eluded me.
The species ranges from California to British Columbia in a narrow strip (about 100 miles wide) along to the coast.
It grows in damp, occasionally shaded positions and is quite variable. I was especially happy to find a deep pink flowered form.
The paler ones are lovely, but not what I was looking for. In favoured gardens it spreads slowly by seed.
25th April 2015
15th April 2017
I spread the seed around the garden every year but still no sign of seedlings. I might be forced to do something
more deliberate eventually.
23rd April 2021