How tall do Fritillaria get?

Available in diverse heights ranging from 8″ to 36″ tall and sizes, most of our Fritillaria were native to the western Himalayas and Asia Minor as far back as 1575. They prefer rich, well-draining neutral pH soil and filtered sunlight.

Where to plant Fritillaria Persica?

How to grow Fritillaria persica ‘Ivory Bells’

  • Choose a suitable location in a border with free-draining soil and which receives plenty of sunlight throughout the day.
  • Fritillaria grow from bulbs which look like onions.

When to plant Fritillaria Persica bulbs uk?

Fritillaria Persica should be planted in the Autumn for Spring flowering. Find a location with full sun or partial shade with well-drained, sandy soil, if necessary add sand, grit or gravel to be improve the condition of the area for planting.

What do you do after Fritillaria blooms?

Looking after fritillaries Allow the foliage to die down completely after flowering. Fritillaria meleagris will naturalise in grass if bulbs are left undisturbed. For the larger, showier types of fritillary, mulch in spring when the first shoots appear and feed with tomato fertiliser before flowers appear.

How deep do you plant crown imperials?

Bury them five inches (12 cm.) deep in the autumn in an area that will receive full sun in the spring. At full maturity, the plants will spread to 8-12 inches (20-30 cm.) wide.

How deep do you plant Fritillaria persica?

6” deep
Plant bulbs 6” deep and space 9-12” apart in fall. Add sand or grit to the planting hole to promote better drainage.

How deep should Fritillaria bulbs be planted?

Plant bulbs deeply at a depth of at least 30cms (1ft) and a similar distance apart. Shallow planting will lead to poor flowering after the first year. If the soil is too wet to allow planting at this depth then it is not a suitable site. Consider constructing a suitable raised bed.

How do Fritillaria spread?

Fritillaries can be propagated by seed. Sow in autumn under glass. Once germinated, grow seedlings on for two years before planting out. Alternatively, divide established clumps of Fritillaria imperialis in late-summer by splitting off and potting on the small bulbils around the edge of the bulb.

What does Fritillaria look like?

Native to such locations as Turkey, Iran or Jordan, Fritillaria persica (Persian Lily) produces striking tall flower stalks bearing over 30 pendant bells, which range from plum purple to ivory in color. Blooming in mid to late spring, they rise atop the foliage of lanceolate, gray-green leaves.

Is Fritillaria persica Adiyaman a perennial?

Fritillaria persica ‘Adiyaman’ (Persian Lily) Taller and more free-flowering than the species, Fritillaria persica ‘Adiyaman’ is a vigorous bulbous perennial which grows up to 2-3 ft. tall (60-90 cm), in a beautiful display of racemes of pendent, bell-shaped, rich plum purple flowers.

What are the best fritillaries to grow?

Despite a delicate appearance, Fritillaria persica is one of the easier, more weather tolerant Fritillaries that can be grown in the garden, and certainly one of the most elegant and unusual! Sometimes called the Black Persian Lily, this hardy spring flowering bulb produces 90cm (3′) spikes of black bells, up to 20 per stem!

How far apart do you plant Fritillaria?

The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only. Fritillaria persica are some of the toughest most resilient fritillaries, thriving in fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Plant them at a depth of 12cm (5″) and 25cm (10″) apart.