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  • fritillary bulbs
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells'

fritillary bulbs

Pot size 1 bulb
1 bulb
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 20+

    An unusual rarely seen cultivar that is incredibly beautiful. The flowers emerge from bud a creamy green, and fade to near ivory white as they age. One of the tallest fritallaries, it can be quite imposing, and can send up a flowerspike up to 1m tall, which will usually carry between 10 - 30 flowers. Plant it in bold swathes, or take advantage of its height and structure, and mix it in towards the back of your spring bulb display.

  • Garden care: Plant 12cm (5in) deep in fertile, well-drained soil, and keep an eye out for slug and snail damage when the new foliage is emerging in spring. Keep reasonably dry while dormant.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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