Fritillaria

Fritillaria

A large & varied group of plants, ranging from the smallest, most subtly coloured subjects, to the majestic 'Crown Imperials'. 

With all the variety they offer, it is easy to become an addicted collector of this fascinating genus.

 

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Fritillaria acmopetala AGM
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria acmopetala AGM
Lovely pendant flowers of jade green, marked maroon-brown. One of the easier species to establish and increase, given sun or dappled shade in well-drained soil. Flowers in April/May, 12". Bulb size 7+ cm Pack of 3 bulbs for £3.00 Pack of 10 bulbs for £9.00
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Fritillaria elwesii
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria elwesii
Graceful little species, a native of Turkish woodlands. Nodding flowers of purple-black & olive green appear mid-late spring. Hardy bulb for dappled shade & well-drained, open soil with some humus. Ht.10-16" (25-40cm).Bulb size 5+ cmPack of 3 bulbs for £4.00 Pack of 10 bulbs for £12.00
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Fritillaria imperialis 'Helena'
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria imperialis 'Helena'
New for 2020 We have chosen this new variety of crown imperial for it's beautifully subtle, pale yellow flowers, set off by dark stems. These plants are wonderful for adding height and impact to spring borders and this softer yellow will combine particularly well with all shades of blue flowering spring subjects. Hardy bulb for rich soil in sun/partial shade. Flowering in April at around 3' (90cm). Bulb...
£18.50
Fritillaria imperialis 'Red Beauty'
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria imperialis 'Red Beauty'
New for 2020 Stunning deep red flowers mark out this new variety (previous 'reds' always had more of an orange element to them), which also sports attractive dark stems. A handsome addition to the spring border, requiring a good, rich soil in sun or partial shade. Flowering in April at 3' (90cm). Bulb size 20+ cm Pack of 3 bulbs for £18.50
£18.50
 
Fritillaria meleagris AGM
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria meleagris AGM
The 'Snake's Head' is our only native fritillary, seen growing in large colonies in (mostly) protected sites. Although a native of water meadows, it is a fairly adaptable species and, whilst preferring a moist soil when grown in the open, it will tolerate drier conditions if given a position in dappled shade. The pendent flowers are mauve, chequered purple, although some white flowers, chequered...
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Fritillaria meleagris alba
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria meleagris alba
Selected white form of our native 'Snake's Head' fritillary.  Ht.12" (30cm) Bulb size 6+ cmPack of 10 bulbs for £4.00 Pack of 50 bulbs for £16.50
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Fritillaria michailovskyi
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria michailovskyi
Spring flowering hardy bulb with sparse, grey-green, lance-shaped leaves. From each flowering stem hang between 1-4 bell-shaped flowers, coloured brown at the base and bright yellow on the lower half, which flares slightly at the tips. Needs well-drained, but not sun-baked, soil in a sunny/part shady situation. Ht. 4-8" (10-20cm) Spread 2" (5cm).Bulb size 5+ cm Pack of 10 bulbs for £5.00  
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Fritillaria pallidiflora AGM
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria pallidiflora AGM
Large flowers of pale chartreuse, elegantly held above broad, grey-green foliage. A good garden fritillaria of sufficient size to have presence in the semi-shaded situation it prefers. Provide it with humus-rich soil and it will reward by bulking up well. Flowering in late spring/early summer at around 12" (30cm).Bulb size 10+cmPack of 3 bulbs for £7.50 Pak of 10 bulbs for £19.50
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Fritillaria persica
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria persica
A taller growing member of the family and stunning when bearing its spires of damson coloured bellflowers in spring. The lance-shaped leaves are grey-green and stand slightly upright on the stem. We have had these established in a couple of our display beds for many years now, where they have been steadily increasing to give a magnificent show every year. Hardy bulb for sun/part shade in well-drained...
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Fritillaria persica Green Dreams
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria persica Green Dreams
New for 2020  We love the subtle colour of this new variety, with its green bells having a purple flush to their tops. This amazing species has real impact in the garden, flowering early and building up into fair-sized clumps over time. The exotic appearance is deceptive, as these bulbs are tough as old boots and remarkably easy to grow in well-drained soil in sun/partial shade. Flowering late...
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Fritillaria raddeana
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria raddeana
Rare species, yet one of the easiest to grow. Similar to its close relative the crown imperial, but rather more subtle, with primrose-yellow flowers veined light green. Repays the initial investment well, flowering reliably and gaining in stature year-on-year. Hardy bulb for a sunny site with well-drained soil. Flowering early spring. Ht.20-30" (50-75cm).Bulb size 16+ cmPack of 1 bulb for £7.50 Pack...
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Fritillaria uva-vulpis
Available to order from 1st July 2015
Fritillaria uva-vulpis
Dainty bronze and gold pendant flowers on strong stems. Late spring flowering in partial shade. We grow it in a semi-woodland situation, along with narcissus 'Hawera', which nicely picks up on the gold edges of the fritillaria flowers. Naturalises well in soil which remains moist in the growing period, with drier summer conditions. Ht 8" Bulb size 7+ cm Pack of 20 bulbs for £4.00 ...
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