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Fritillaria Meleagris Mix

Fritillaria Meleagris Mix

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

Fritillaria: (Zones 1,2,3) - 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: Zone 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