Dichelostemma congestum

Sprouting from a bulb, the leafless flower stalk is topped by a densely-flowered cluster. The light purplish-blue flower head is comprised of up to 20 small flowers and is pinched slightly just below the flower head.

Plant Details

Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Meadows, open woods, forest gaps, and grassy slopes up to 6500 ft
Mature Height:
up to 2 ft.
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Prefers well-drained soil. Drought tolerant.
Special Uses:
Attracts bees.