General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
Other: Leaves can be cooked as a leaf vegetable.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cream
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Vegetable
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Seeds need alternating periods of warm and cold stratification to germinate
Seeds are hydrophilic
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets

Common names
  • Oregon Fawn Lily
  • White Fawn Lily
  • Dog's Tooth Violet
  • Giant White Fawnlily

Photo Gallery
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2015-03-27
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2013-04-14
  • Uploaded by gg5
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2013-04-14
A view from down under
  • Uploaded by gg5
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2015-03-28
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Apr 19, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Apr 3, 2010
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2014-03-17
Location: Part Sun
Date: 2013-05-04
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Apr 2, 2010

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