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Fritillaria Bulbs - Meleagris
£7.99
Fritillaria Bulbs - Meleagris Fritillaria Bulbs - Meleagris

Fritillaria Bulbs - Meleagris

Snake's head fritillary

Grass-like foliage topped by attractive nodding flower heads in shades of white, pink or checkered purple. Ideal for naturalising in lawns. Flowers in May. Height 25cm. Bulb size 5cm+. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

 

 

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Grass-like foliage topped by attractive nodding flower heads in shades of white, pink or checkered purple. Ideal for naturalising in lawns. Flowers in May. Height 25cm. Bulb size 5cm+. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

 

 

This family contains an amazing diversity of colours and forms, from showy border specimens to others for planting in groups in lawns & garden rockeries. Many are prized for their 'wild garden' feel and unusual colour combinations.

Seeds:False

Bulbs:True

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Height:21-30cm

Edible Flower:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:True

F1 Variety:False

Shrub:False

Planting bulbs in groups will produce a colourful spring display. For best results plant your delivery of bulbs as soon as possible, although tulips can benefit from planting in November as this will help to avoid frost damage to early shoot tips in spring. When planting choose an area that is freely drained as bulbs will rot in waterlogged areas. As a general rule for outdoor planting, you should bury the bulb to a depth three times the height of the bulb. Small bulbs can be planted 10-15 cm (4-6") apart and larger bulbs such as daffodils and tulips plant 15-20cm (6-8") apart. If planting in containers, bulbs can be planted closer together but ensure they are not touching each other. Containers that will bloom for months! By planting layers of different bulb varieties your containers could be blooming from February to May! Cover the pot's hole with at least 5cm of small stones or crocks to improve drainage, and use a 50/50 mix of good quality compost and garden soil. Allow just 1cm gap between bulbs and don't allow them to touch the sides of the pot. Provide protection over winter, and move outside when the first green shoots appear in spring.

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Prefers full sun or partial shade.

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