Fritillaria meleagris - 100 Bulbs

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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.

Foliage: Herbaceous.

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.

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