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Fritillaria meleagris - Pack of 20
Checkered Heirloom Blooms in Rich Burgundy, Rose, and Ivory!
08172-pk-20.jpgFritillaria meleagris - Pack of 20

Fritillaria meleagris - Pack of 20

Pack of 20
Item # 08172-PK-20
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Just 12 inches tall, it doesn't mind getting its feet wet!

Unique harlequin patterning and a fuss-free habit!
(Heirloom, 1572). Also called the Snake's Head Fritillary, this 12-inch plant sports long, grassy foliage and pendulous bell-shaped flowers uniquely checkered with yellow, white, rose and burgundy. One of the longest-cultivated Fritillaries in history, once native to flood plains throughout Northwest Europe, it is now losing its hold in the wild due to population growth and destruction of habitat. This unique treasure grows well in damp, sandy loam in sun and will naturalize by self-seeding itself here and there around the garden. It is ideal for rock gardens and tucking into small garden nooks and crannies. Plant bulbs 3 inches deep and space 3 to 4 inches apart. Zones 3-8.
Genus Fritillaria
Species meleagris
Item Form Pack of 20
Zone 3 - 8
BloomStartToEnd Mid Spring
Habit Upright
PlantHeight 12 in
PlantWidth 9 in - 12 in
Bloom Color Burgundy, Rose, White, Yellow
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Sandy
Uses Beds, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Virgin Islands
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