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A picture of a Mountain asphodel

Mountain asphodel

Xerophyllum asphodeloides

Also known as

Turkeybeard

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

60cm

60cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

Mountain asphodel Overview

This species produces grassy, grey-green foliage which forms a dense clump. The flowering stems will rise gracefully above the foliage, with star-shaped, white flowers with a rich fragrance.

How to propagate Mountain asphodel

Division

You should divide your tubers carefully and only for propagation.

Tubers

Seed

You can also propagate from seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Mountain asphodel

Fragrance, wildflower/meadow, border

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