Schoenolirion croceum (Yellow Sunnybells)

Schoenolirion croceum, commonly known as Yellow Sunnybells, is a beautiful wildflower native to the southeastern United States. Belonging to the Liliaceae family, it can be found in several states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

Yellow Sunnybells are highly appreciated by gardening enthusiasts for their stunning yellow flowers that bloom in late spring and early summer. This wildflower typically grows to about 1-2 feet tall and prefers moist, well-drained soils in partial shade or full sun. If you’re looking for a plant that will add a burst of sunshine to your garden, Yellow Sunnybells should be at the top of your list. With its bright yellow, star-shaped flowers and grass-like foliage, this plant will undoubtedly catch the eye of any passerby.

Yellow Sunnybells prefer to grow in moist soil, making them an ideal plant for gardens with well-draining soil and adequate moisture. It also enjoys full sun to partial shade, so it can be planted in various areas of your garden. Yellow Sunnybells are not considered invasive. Although they can self-seed in favorable conditions, they typically do not spread aggressively. Nonetheless, if you’re planning to grow this plant in your garden, it’s always recommended to keep an eye on its growth and remove any unwanted seedlings or spread if they occur.

Schoenolirion croceum Information

Family Liliaceae
Common Names Yellow Sunnybells
Synonyms Oxytria crocea
Native to USA AL, FL, GA, LA, NC, SC, TN, TX
Size 1-2 feet tall

This plant belongs to the Liliaceae family and was previously known as Oxytria crocea. As a member of the Liliaceae family, Yellow Sunnybells is related to other well-known garden favorites, such as tulips and lilies. Like these plants, it will add a touch of elegance to any garden bed.

In summary, if you’re searching for a lovely, low-maintenance plant that will brighten up your garden with its cheerful yellow blooms, consider adding Schoenolirion croceum (Yellow Sunnybells) to your collection. It is a native wildflower that will bring a sense of the southeastern United States’ natural beauty into your garden.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Schoenolirion croceum edible?

Schoenolirion croceum is not considered edible.

Is Schoenolirion croceum an invasive species of plant?

No, Schoenolirion croceum is not invasive.