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Fritillaria Meleagris Alba Bulb

Snake's Head Fritillary

Hardy bulb Hardy bulb
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest
AGM AGM

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Description


Fritillaria meleagris Alba are a graceful and unusual looking perennial which will add a whimsical touch of white to your naturalistic planting scheme.Pretty, delicate pendants of creamy-white with a faint chequerboard pattern dance amongst the grass in the spring breeze on wiry stems reaching up to 30cm high.These delightful British native beauties get their common name, Snake's head fritillary from their reptilian looks - arching stems push their way up through the grass like the nose of a small snake in spring and the pattern on each petal looks as if it is intricately made of scales, completing the look of this elegant little plant.The curving architectural beauty of Fritillaria meleagris make them excellent as cut flowers, adding a final flourish to a floral arrangement and simply beautiful in a bud vase. For best results, plant bulbs 10cm deep on their sides in autumn in well-drained soil which remains damp in the summer. Best grown to naturalise in meadow areas and informal planting schemes in dappled shade.
Part Sun/Part Shade
Spring
30cm (12in)
Pest Resistant Flowers For Cutting/Drying Suitable for Container Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Ideal for Beginners Rare or Unusual AGM
8CM
White
Bulbs
Hardy bulb
Fritillaria
Cottage Garden Container Gardening Cutting Garden Small Gardens
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Hardiness Guide


 

Will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C  & lower

Happy down to at least -5°C

Can withstand down to around 0°C

May be damaged by temperatures below 5°C

Can withstand temperatures between 5-10 °C

Happy in temperatures between 10-15 °C

Can withstand temperatures above 15 °C

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We promise to exchange the item or return the price you paid for the item in full. This is in addition to your statutory rights.

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How hardy are your plants?

All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

If in doubt, please do feel free to give us a call on 01386 562 999.

We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
More information on how to care for each format can be found below.

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Your order will be confirmed by email and each item ordered will have an individual delivery date. Your items will arrive before the dates given unless Mother Nature lends a hand by providing unseasonable weather. On these rare occasions we would update you by email.

Items may be sent together, individually or a mix of the two depending on the individual delivery dates and our final quality inspection.

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