Triteleia ixioides 'Starlight' produces clusters of two inch, creamy yellow, star-like flowers with purple-brown mid veins.
Triteleia ixioides is a native to the US West Coast and is a beautiful bulb for sunny spots. 'Starlight' forms strap-like green leaves in early spring that go dormant just as the flower stems rise holding clusters of two inch, creamy yellow, star-like flowers with purple-brown mid veins. Good drainage in winter is important.
Common Name: Pretty Face
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Coastal and inland coniferous forests, forest margins, and scrub in heavy, gravelly or sandy soils in northern California and southern Oregon.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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