Snakeshead fritillary

snakeshead fritillary
Fritillaria meleagris
Pink or white
Height : 30cm
Flowering period : April - May

Price for : 9cm potted bulbs: = £3.90 : BUY

Snakeshead fritillary is a member of the lily family. It has a beautiful nodding head with a chequered pink and white pattern. It can be found in nature in meadows which flood every winter, however it also grows happily in ordinary garden soil. Although take care that the corms are not attacked by mice! It prefers a damp soil, is ideal planted in grassland, where the emerging heads add a beautiful focal point. Alternatively it looks amazing planted in a large pot full of Spring bulbs to bring an interesting plant to the garden in the Spring.
Other features:
The name comes from the shape of the flower head just before it opens as it can look similar  to a viper’s head.

Our pots have 3 corms per pot

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Some plants are only available at certain times of year. For any queries regarding stock availability please do contact us and we will be happy to advise.