Fritillaria camtschatcensis (Chocolate Lily, Eskimo Potato)

Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 4 - 9
Natural Range: PNW; Canada, Alaska, Japan
Soil: Moist, summer dry, well drained
Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 12" - 18" tall
Attributes: Deciduous. Dark, nearly black purplish brown or yellowish bell shaped flowers.
Notes:  In the wild they often grow in damp places.  In Alaska I observed them growing in moist tundra with Dactylorhiza aristata and Iris setosa.  Plant next to Dactylorhiza, Primula and smaller Iris species.  Always in short supply.
Pot Size:  Medium Band Pot