Zigadenus fremontii

  • Zigadenus fremontii  star lily
star lily

Large racemes of pale green flowers on stalks to 3 feet, this species is the showiest of the Zigadenes. Appearing on dry hill sides and meadows in February, they are summer dormant. Full sun, drought tolerant, garden tolerant but best if allowed to dry out in summer. Good as a cut flower, all parts are poisonous.