Rhizomatous, hernaceous perennials with elongated, linear, grass-like leaves and yellow or white, star-shaped flowers, borne in late spring and early summer.
Latin name: Asphodeline lutea
Photophilous (sun-loving) species, with small requirements in water. They do well even in poor, rocky but well drained soils.
Use in rock gardens.
Propagated by division in early spring.
Main variety of the species with yellow flowers, that is often found in the Greek countryside.