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Fritillaria meleagris


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Fritillaria meleagris or chequered lily is an easy-to-grow fritillary with beautiful, tesselated warm purple and white bells.


Description:
Fritillaria meleagris or chequered lily is an easy-to-grow fritillary with beautiful warm purple, bell shaped, pendulous flowers tesselated or chequered with white. Plants will bulk up into nice clumps over time. Tolerant of part shade.


Common Name: Chequered Lily

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Flood plains of rivers.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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