Fritillaria Persica

Persian Fritillaria

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A Member of the Lily Family
Narrow 30" stalks of deep plum purple, bell-shaped blossoms with gold centers in mid-spring. Gray-green leaves add to the dramatic contrast of Fritillaria persica.

Code BFRPE

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Plant Type Bulbs

Species

Height Medium 30"

Spacing Plant 12" apart

Bloom Time Mid-Spring

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

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Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant

Fritillaria General Information

Best in full sun, well drained soil is particularly important.

Fritillaria Plant Care

Plant 12" apart and 6" deep. Summer dryness is preferred.

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