Pale-flowered Fritillary (Fritillaria pallidiflora) in the Fritillarias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches (15-30 cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-45 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Creamy pale yellow with darker veins and red spots
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Scale bulblet propagation
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 15, 2012 11:00 AM

Used in Chinese medicine, the bulbs are harvested in the winter when dormant and are dried for later use.

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