Brodiaea 'Queen Fabiola'
Lasts 2 weeks in vases!
Trumpet-shaped, violet-blue flowers marked with deep blue veins attract loads of butterflies and bloom from summer to frost. It's best for a mixed border, where the blooms can enhance your other border plants with an elegant pop of color. It's a striking, long-lasting addition to cut-flower arrangements too, so florists prize Queen Fabiola. Plant it in a spot that has plenty of sun and this fabulous perennial will naturalize easily—perfect for woodland borders or wildflower gardens. It has that's won several awards; the Trial Garden Award, the Award of Merit and the First Class Certificate. As this American native has been around so long, it goes by many different names. Brodiaea 'Queen Fabiola', or Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola', is commonly known as Ithuriel's Spear, Triplet Lily, Pretty Face or Wild Hyacinth. It's also called Fool's Onion for its similarity to dwarf alliums, and is actually preferable to the garlicy smell dwarf alliums sometimes bear.