Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola'

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Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola'
Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola' bulbs

Species Name: Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola'
Common Name: Queen Fabiola Ithuriel's Spear

Unusually large umbels of one to two inch long flowers distinguish this cultivar. Tolerates some summer water (or none at all) and does well in heavy soils.

Plant Family:
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 6in. - 2' H, with off-sets
Growth Habit: Grassy blades
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to partial sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Deep violet
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: A T. laxa selection for the garden
Natural Habitat: A T. laxa selection for the garden

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.