Fritillaria meleagris

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Fritillaria meleagris, checkered lily, has purple-maroon or white, checkered flowers on slender stems, grass-like green leaves.  8-12”  Sun to light shade, moist soil, sheltered location.  This European species is well adapted to our area and will grow in ordinary garden conditions forming handsome clumps over time.  It can also produce seedlings of various colors.  -40 degrees F.  Liliaceae


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