Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Named after moly, the mythological plant that was given to Ulysses to protect him from Circe's enchantment in Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey.
Source of plant
Bluebird Nursery Inc., Agway
Bulbs ovoid, not on a rhizome, outer bulb coat leathery, covered with a pale membrane, obscuring acontorted network of meshes. Scape to 1 1/2' in height; leaves 2, basal, lanceolate, narrowed towardbase and apex, 1/2" to 2" wide, to 12" long, glaucous; umbel several- to many-flowered, pedicels 1 to 3 times as long as flowers; perianth segments bright yellow, 3/8" to 1/2" long, papery and persistent, filaments about half as long as segments, entire; ovary without nectaries.
USDA Hardiness Zone