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PlantFiles: Checker Lily
Fritillaria affinis

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fritillaria (frit-il-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: affinis (uh-FEE-niss) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive GardenGuyKin On Apr 4, 2008, GardenGuyKin from Portland, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Flower yellow to greenish yellow at base, checkered more or less with brown, red, or purple, petals lance-shaped, with pointed tips. Grows among shrubs or trees, where cool and moist, from coast to mid elevations. Oregon Native

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Portland, Oregon
Salem, Oregon
White Salmon, Washington



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