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<h3>'''Species Name: ''Fritillaria viridea''<br>
 
<h3>'''Species Name: ''Fritillaria viridea''<br>
'''Common Name:''' San Benito Stink Bells<br></h3>
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'''Common Name:''' San Benito Fritillary<br></h3>
  
:Beautiful greenish lily-like flowers that don't stink despite its' name.  Does well in dry shade, such as under an oak canopy. Needs dry conditions when dormant.
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:Beautiful greenish lily-like flowers.  Does well in dry shade, such as under an oak canopy. Needs dry conditions when dormant and prefers serpentine soils.
  
 
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun, shade inland
 
:'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun, shade inland
  
:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Serpentine soils
  
 
:'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional water (if no rain) during growth; dry when dormant
 
:'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional water (if no rain) during growth; dry when dormant

Latest revision as of 17:29, 18 September 2011

Fritillaria viridea
Fritillaria viridea
Fritillaria viridea

Species Name: Fritillaria viridea
Common Name: San Benito Fritillary

Beautiful greenish lily-like flowers. Does well in dry shade, such as under an oak canopy. Needs dry conditions when dormant and prefers serpentine soils.

Plant Family: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 6" to 8" H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun, shade inland
Soil Preference: Serpentine soils
Water Requirements: Occasional water (if no rain) during growth; dry when dormant
Cold Hardy to: 32 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Green
Endangered?: Listed 1B.2
Distribution: South Coast Ranges (San Benito, San Luis Obispo counties.).
Natural Habitat: Serpentine slopes with elevation: 200–1500 m.



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