- Pale yellow, lily-shaped flowers
- Thrives in variety of soils
- Good companion around roses and shrubs
- Naturalizes well
- Deer tend to avoid
A delightful spring-blooming perennial to plant around roses and shrubs, in shade or woodland gardens, in naturalized areas, and under deciduous trees. Also called a Trout Lily, the Dog's Tooth Violet produces up to 10, pale yellow, lily-shaped flowers per stalk. The elegant flowers bloom atop the green, mottled, lancelike foliage. Virtually disease free, Dog's Tooth Violet thrives in chalk, clay, loam or sand. Just don't let the soil dry out. It's an all-around, easy-to-grow and easy-to-love plant. Grows 10-14 in. tall and naturalizes well. Deer tend to avoid. Plant in part shade. Zones 4-9.