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Turkish Asphodel

Asphodelus aestivus

Also known as

Summer Asphodel, Asphodel

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Turkish Asphodel Overview

A species growing to about 1m that is widely distributed around the Mediterranean. It has broad, leathery basal leaves and branched panicles in spring, bearing white to pale pink, striped flowers to 8cm across.

Common problems with Turkish Asphodel

How to propagate Turkish Asphodel

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.