Fritillaria meleagris Mix
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Lovely little chequerboard flowers. Considered native to the UK, meleagris like heavier damp soils (early).
Aspect: Half Sun
Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Fritillaria
Product code: FMG
Scientific Name: Fritillaria meleagris
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: Yes
Colour: Purple, White
Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May
End Use: Pots;Rockery;Naturalising
Frost Hardy: Yes
Fritillaria: (Zones 1,2) - Also see general bulb growing instructions
Best grown in cooler climates these delicate plants will need a sheltered environment. Unlike many bulbs they don't like to dry out too much during their dormant period and are best planted as soon as they are received. A little extra manure or compost will help them along. Plant 10 to 15cm apart and 5cm deep. Fertilise with a little blood and bone after flowering.