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Fritillaria camschatcensis


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Fritillaria camschatcensis has intriguing nodding, bell-shaped, purple-brown to nearly black flowers.


Description:
Fritillaria camschatcensis occurs in northeastern Asia and northwestern North America. Known as Kamchatka lily, chocolate lily, or rice root, it is an intriguing species with nodding, bell-shaped, purple-brown to nearly black flowers. The bulbs are edible and were eaten by indigenous peoples. Prefers moist, peaty soil. Tolerant of shade.


Common Name: Chocolate Lily

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Black

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: Moist tideflats, meadows, open forests, rocky beaches and streambanks from lowlands to the subalpine.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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