Plant Care Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Oregon's Fawn-Lily

About Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Oregon's Fawn-Lily is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Oregon's Fawn-Lily likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Oregon's Fawn-Lily belongs to the Erythronium genus, and is native to Western North America.

Taxonomy

Erythronium oregonum
Erythronium
Liliaceae
Liliales

Also known as

giant adder's-tongue, giant white fawnlily, white fawn-lily, Oregon fawn lily, giant white fawn lily and white fawn lily

How to care for Oregon's Fawn-Lily

💦 Water

How often to water your Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Water needs for Oregon's Fawn-Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Oregon's Fawn-Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Oregon's Fawn-Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Oregon's Fawn-Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Oregon's Fawn-Lily may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Oregon's Fawn-Lily in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Oregon's Fawn-Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Oregon's Fawn-Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Oregon's Fawn-Lily prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Oregon's Fawn-Lily may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Oregon's Fawn-Lily does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!


💩 Fertilizer

Oregon's Fawn-Lily grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Oregon's Fawn-Lily grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Oregon's Fawn-Lily can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 4a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Oregon's Fawn-Lily

Oregon's Fawn-Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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