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Fritillary

Fritillaria spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fritillary Overview

Fritillaria is a genus of bulbous herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the Liliaceae family. They are native to temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere where most are found in full sun and open habitats. Fritillaria contains around 151 species characterised by their lance-shaped leaves and bell-shaped flowers. There are many cultivars and hybrids available including the popular Snake’s Head Fritillary, Fritillaria meleagris, the flowers of which have an unusual checkered pattern.

How to propagate Fritillary

Seed

Division

Special features of Fritillary

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Fritillary

Grown for their pendant, mainly bell-shaped flowers on leafy stems.