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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

April-May

Pack sizes

200 bulbs, 25 bulbs, 75 bulbs

Fritillaria Meleagris

£4.50£28.00

Description

Fritillaria Meleagris (snakes head). Frost hardy.   Perennial. Needs well-drained soil, but, soil that does not dry out.  A sunny position is needed. They can be naturalised in the grass, borders or the rockery.   Beautiful chequered bells hang down on slender stems at a height of 15-20 cm during the months of April and May.    This plant grows naturally in damp meadows in Southern England.

Bulb Size 7+ (top size)

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

April-May

Pack sizes

200 bulbs, 25 bulbs, 75 bulbs

Planting Guide

Plant: September-November.     8 cm deep.    Spacing 15 cm.        Flowers late April -May.       Height 15-20 cm.

Hardy. Perennial.    Needs sun or light shade, with well-drained humus rich soil.   Ideal for planting in grassland, under trees, borders or in pots .  Start these bulbs in pots, once rooted and growing if preferred, can be planted out into the garden.

Propagate:    By dividing overcrowded clumps in summer every 3 to 4 years and replant.

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