Plant Care Rice Lily

Rice Lily

Also known as

Kamchatka Fritillary, Kamchatka Fritillary, Kamchatka fritillary, Kamchatka lily, rice lily, northern rice-root, Indian rice, wild rice, skunk lily, dirty diaper, outhouse lily and chocolate lily


Fritillaria camschatcensis

How to care for Rice Lily


How often to water your Rice Lily

Water needs for Rice Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Rice 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 Rice Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Kamchatka Fritillary in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rice Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rice Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Rice Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Rice Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Rice Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rice 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 Rice Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
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Care Summary for Rice Lily

Rice Lily

Rice Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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