Brodiaea coronaria

This small showy lily-family perennial grows from a corm, has upright bell-shaped six-petaled purple flowers from late spring to summer.

Harvest Brodiaea by Thayne Tuason CC By Sa 4.0
B. coronaria side view
B. coronaria whole plant
  • Harvest Brodiaea by Thayne Tuason CC By Sa 4.0
  • B. coronaria side view
  • B. coronaria whole plant

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Wet Prairie
Grows well in rock garden, meadow, slope.
Mature Height:
5 to 30 cm
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
gravelly clay soils, moist loam
Special Uses:
edible corm