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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

FRITILLARIA persica

Racemes of up to 30 bell-shaped greenish-brown to deep purple flowers
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plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch

 

  • Deciduous
  • Green - greenish brown
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height - to 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 10cm (4in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - robust bulbous perennial with sturdy, upright stems. lance-shaped, glaucous, grey-green leaves 10-25cm (4-10in) long.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - requires a hot site
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, lily beetle
  • Place of origin - southern Turkey
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - narrowly bell-shaped to 2cm (¾in) long
  • Racemes - of up to 30 pendent flowers
  • Spikes
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Fritillaria - Growing Guide
to 1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  10cm (4in)
 

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