Fritillaria hermonis ssp. amana has unusual and sophisticated yellow green bells etched in red at the edges.
Fritillaria hermonis ssp. amana has bell-shaped blooms in an unusual and sophisticated yellow green with edges etched in red. Treat this one as an alpine, rock garden or pot plant and a gem to be appreciated up close. Prefers a well drained site, ideal for a rockery or raised bed. The name Fritillaria is derived from the Latin term for dice box, and probably refers to the checkered pattern of the flowers of species such as this one.
Common Name: Checkered Lily
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-8
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Deciduous shade and limestone scree. Turkey, Syria and Lebanon
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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