The Butchart Chronicles : May 27, 2014

Photo: Nectaroscordum

Native to Asia Minor, southern France, mainland Italy, Corsica, Bulgaria, and Sicily, Nectaroscordum grows in damp, shady woods. It has showy clusters of gracefully drooping bell-shaped blossoms produced in May to early June sitting atop a tall green stem, to 1.2 m in height.