Fritillaria meleagris - 100 Bulbs
Fritillaria meleagris - Checkered Lily, Guinea-Hen Flower, Leper Lily, Snakehead Fritillary - produces bell-shaped flowers checkered in white and purple shades. It blooms mid-spring to early summer. They're native to Europe and western Asia. They are ideal in containers, for naturalizing in perennial borders, cutting gardens, bog gardens and bulb gardens.
Name(s): Fritillaria meleagris - Checkered Lily, Guinea-Hen Flower, Leper Lily, Snakehead Fritillary
Flower Color: Purple shades, white.
Bloom Time: Late spring, early summer.
Height/Spread: 12 inches.
Climate Zones: 4b, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained, average, pH 6.1 to 7.8.
Planting Depth: 4 inches x 4 inches apart
Features: Deer resistant.
Uses: Massed planting, cutting gardens, bulb gardens, borders.
Comments: Plant 4 inches deep and 4 inches apart in average well-drained to moist soil. It thrives in full sun to partial shade in USDA climate zones 4 to 8.
Bulb size is 5+ cm. This offering is for a box of 15 bulbs.
Shipping begins in mid September.