One of the largest groups of bulbs and tubers here originated in woodland habitats. They bloom early in the spring before the trees come into leaf. These plants rest during the summer not because they lack water, but because the leafy trees block their light. We grow them outside the glass roof.
Woodland habitats exist in most areas with a temperate climate. The wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa) is a woodland plant common in Sweden. Here you can also see rarer species of the three-leafed genus Trillium, and other genere like dog’s tooth violet (Erythronium), scillas (Scilla) and corydalis (Corydalis).
Sweet Betsy or the wood lily (Trillium cuneatum) of the trillium genus has three leaves at the top of a short stalk.
Henderson’s fawn lily (Erythronium hendersonii) blooms in the spring with upturned bracteoles, while the stamens and pistills point downwards.