- Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
- Bloom Color Yellow
- Bloom Season Spring
- Usage Flower Gardens And Beds,Flowering,Deer Resistant
- Ships Year Round
- Height At Maturity Under 3 Feet
- Exposure Sun And Shade
- Categories Perennials
Trout Lily bloom early in the spring
Trout Lilly Plants are said to have mottled leaves that resemble the appearance of a trout, hence the name. Not every plant blooms a flower, so when it does, a single very attractive, an upside-down flower will bloom with white, yellow accents, and then for only.
While the Trout Lily Plant is perfect for landscaping, and these plants grow perfectly in areas where there is gentle sunlight just poking through the trees, a word of caution is in order. It would help if you had a lot of patience with these plants, as it can take almost two years for them to germinate properly.
The plant does well in zones 3 to 9, and once entirely at root, it will come back year after year.
The Trout Lily Plant grows to about 6 inches high and needs to be spread about 6 to 8 inches apart.
Trout Lily Plants bloom early in the spring, between April and May. They grow best in Medium-Wet to medium soil.
Trout Lily does better if you plant them shortly after they arrive.
It is possible to grow Trout Lily Plants from seeds, but it takes a lot of work. In nature, not all of the seeds will take root at one time, so you need to break that cycle by refrigerating the seeds for quite some time.
The better approach is to buy Trout Lily Plants as dormant bare root plants and then planting them very shortly after they arrive.
You can also buy potted plants, typically about three months old by the time you buy them and are getting well established.
One of the beauties of this plant is that they are often the first to bloom in the spring, and even when they are not in bloom, the leaves are beautiful.
One word of caution, however. If you have a dog running through your landscape, you might pass as Trout Lilly Plants are pretty toxic to dogs.