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Fritillaria persica

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Fritillaria persica | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£5.95

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Common names

Persian fritillary, Fritillary

Description

Fritillaria persica (Persian fritillary). These are rosette perennial clumps, The lance-shaped leaves are grey-green, the flowers are purple brown and single. They are ideal for a border or cutting bed.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will need full sun or partial shade with well drained soil that will dry out slightly in the summer when the bulbs are dormant but that does not become sunbaked. Grow F.meleagris, which is good for naturalizing in grass, in moisture-retentive soil.

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed

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Fritillaria persica | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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