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Checkered Lily

Botanical Name
Fritillaria meleagris
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
9 to 15 inches
Width
6 to 9 inches
Flowers
Spring: white, purple, pink
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care

Plant 5 inches deep

Does best in areas that retain moisture throughout the year

Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Orion - purple flowers
  • Alba - white flowers
  • Charon - light purple with deep purple checkering

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