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Checker Lily

Fritillaria affinis

A FALL BULB AND SEED SALE ITEM

Leafy stalks reach 2-4 feet in height with 1-12 pendant, six-petaled flowers, dappled in colors from green and brown to yellow and purple. Also known as chocolate lily.

Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat NotesBlooms April-July. Plant bulb on its side to prevent rot.
Mature Height1 - 4 ft.
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Prefers drier, well-drained soils, rocky soils, and can survie in a xeric garden.
Special Uses Attracts showy insects. Plants may go dormant for 1-2 years following blooming. To ensure good flowering, plant a colony of bulbs.
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