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Persian Fritillary in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman'

 

Persian Fritillary

Fritillaries are flowering bulbs, some with grass-like leaves, some with lance-shaped leaves, and nodding bell-shaped flowers, either solitary or in clusters. 'Persian fritillaries' bear tall spires of dark red-purple nodding bell-shaped flowers. The leaves are spear shaped and green/grey.

 
plant Features
  • Persian Fritillary likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Persian Fritillary likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Persian Fritillary is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Persian Fritillary likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Persian Fritillary

Latin name

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman'

type

Bulb

family

Liliaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Persian Fritillary likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Persian Fritillary is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Persian Fritillary likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Persian Fritillary likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Persian Fritillary is 0.20meters x 0.90meters 0.20 M 0.90 M

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman'

Fritillaries are flowering bulbs, some with grass-like leaves, some with lance-shaped leaves, and nodding bell-shaped flowers, either solitary or in clusters. 'Persian fritillaries' bear tall spires of dark red-purple nodding bell-shaped flowers. The leaves are spear shaped and green/grey.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Delicate bell shaped single flowers purple chequered in pink appear in spring. The flowers are about an inch and a half long.

 

Planting Season

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Plant the delicate bulbs on there sides carefully to four times there depth.

 

Propagation by seed in autumn

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Sow seed under glass in Autumn in damp compost for planting out in Spring. Be warned - the seedlings look like grass when the leaves first appear!

 
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