Fritillaria Meleagris Mixed

Checkered Lily

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Delightfully Charming
Mixed colors of Fritillaria meleagris carry a very unusual white and burgundy checkered pattern on the bell-shaped blooms. Long lived and naturalizes well.

Code BFRME

Patent

Plant Type Bulbs

Species

Height Short 8"

Spacing Plant 3-4" apart

Bloom Time Mid-Spring to Late Spring

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 5-9

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Bags of 15

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • For a Slope or Bank

Fritillaria General Information

They are native to damp meadows and woodlands in Europe, so they need partial shade and abundant moisture. Also called Snake's Head, has distinctive snakes-skin markings.

Fritillaria Plant Care

Plant 3-4" apart and 4" deep.

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