Uvularia grandiflora

large-flowered bellwort

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Outstanding Qualities

A charming woodland perennial with vertical, grass green stems that push up through the soil in springtime followed by golden yellow flowers that are somewhat openly bell-shaped. The overall appearance of this one to two foot clumping wildflower is somewhat droopy, but in a sweet way!

Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 to 8

Flower Color: yellow

Sun/Light Exposure: light to dappled shade

Water Requirements: regular watering

Seasonal Interest: charming flowers in springtime

Wildlife Associations: bees

Culture Notes
Plant in a location with light to dappled shade and a rich, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the dry season.
Geek Notes
Found in most areas of these states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, & Wisconsin. Found in the northern portions of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and the western counties of North & South Carolina, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, & West Virginia. Rare populations are found in the extreme eastern regions of North & South Dakota, Kansas, and Oklahoma as well as the western counties of Vermont and Connecticut plus several isolated populations along Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.