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Corn Lily · Veratrum californicum

Description: A tall (to 6 ft.) lily with large, alternate, clasping leaves 6 to 16 inches long. Flowers are white to greenish-white, arranged in erect panicles on stem ends, June to August. Corn Lily is also known as California False Hellebore. It grows in wet meadows and along streams from Washington to California and east to Montana and New Mexico. This is a striking plant for a meadow garden. Sun/part sun, regular water.