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Fritillaria Meleagris Mix

Fritillaria Meleagris Mix

$11.90

Lovely little chequerboard flowers. Considered native to the UK, meleagris like heavier damp soils (early flowering).

Lovely little chequerboard flowers. Considered native to the UK, meleagris like heavier damp soils (early flowering).

Fritillaria: (Zones 1,2) - Also see general bulb growing instructions

Best grown in cooler climates these delicate plants will need a sheltered environment. Unlike many bulbs they don't like to dry out too much during their dormant period and are best planted as soon as they are received. A little extra manure or compost will help them along. Plant 10 to 15cm apart and 5cm deep. Fertilise with a little blood and bone after flowering.

Aspect: Half Sun

Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2 (refer to Climate Map)

Flowers: Sep;Oct

Product Type: Fritillaria

Product code: FMG

Scientific Name: Fritillaria meleagris

Supplied as: Dry Bulbs

Water Wise: Yes

Colour: Purple, White

Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May

End Use: Pots;Rockery;Naturalising

Frost Hardy: Yes

Height: 20cm

Growing Map