Fritillaria acmopetala

Pointed Petal Fritillary

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BFRAC

Nodding pendant bell-shaped flowers, like tiny fairy hats, flaunt alternating petals in shades of soft olive green and burgundy. Pointed petal tips curl back and flare slightly at the bottom. The dangling flowers will start out almost entirely green but with age will sport their bicolor stripes. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 6+ cm.

Fritillaria acmopetala is an heirloom choice dating back to 1874.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Medium 20"
Spacing: Plant 6-8" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Green
Accent: Burgundy

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • Rabbit Resistant

Fritillaria General Information

A delight in practically any setting, and their unusual shape draws the eye to them. The bulbs have a faint odor which helps in keeping voles out of the garden.

Fritillaria Plant Care

Plant 6-8" apart and 6" deep. Give them sun and a well-drained soil that stays dry in the summer.