FRITILLARIA persica

Racemes of up to 30 bell-shaped greenish-brown to deep purple flowers
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FRITILLARIA persica

 
Available from December to January -
individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
Delivery Information Available from December to January
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • 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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