10 (20)cm, Autumn-flowering Mandrake is a perennial, summer dormant herb with a thick, branched rootstock and a basal rosette of large, elongated, wrinkled, dark green leaves. The whitish green to dull blue upwards facing flowers are bell shaped and born in the center of the rosette. The round, ripe fruits are yellow. For any rich, well drained, deep soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. This autumn flowering variety is hardier than the spring flowering one. Seeds from a wild collection in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain. IX-X.