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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic-ish garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, paeonies, philadelphus...

Fritillaria meleagris var. unicolor subvar. alba syn. Fritillaria meleagris 'Alba'

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awomanonabike

The first #fritillary to open 💚🤍💚

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pelly

Love the white one, it's on my wish list for bulb buying time 👍🤍

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awomanonabike

I bought this one last year so was thrilled to see it return. I might be wrong but I think they are like snowdrops and do best when bought in the green, so now 🤔 @pelly

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juliesgarden

🤍🤍🤍

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pelly

I’ll have to look into that, thanks Jacqueline 😍👍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I put mixed in a few years ago and I’ve never had a white one yet...it’s lovely

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awomanonabike

I bought this one in flower Elaine 👍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

Ignore that Jane. Titchmarsh says you can do either 🙃🙂 @pelly

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pelly

Thanks Jacqueline, that’s saved me a job and what Alan says is good enough for me 👍😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Ahhhh, it’ll be interesting to see if it comes back white...👍🏼

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awomanonabike

I bought it last year Elaine so...so far so good 😊 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh that’s even better then...😉

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awomanonabike

10 Apr 2019 • It’s really hard to get the markings to show up in a photo Joan, but it shows up a bit better at this stage @joanboston #fritillaria-meleagris

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awomanonabike

Just looking at this photo it looks like the back one has rain on it but it doesn’t, those are the markings @joanboston

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joanboston

Oh that’s so pretty. Thankyou Jacqueline

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joanboston

I see what you mean about seersucker

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awomanonabike

Reminds me of being a small child. I’m sure I had a seersucker swimsuit... @joanboston

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pelly

Oh I had one of those too, several probably @awomanonabike 😄😄

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joanboston

Oh yes I definitely had some of those! Jacqueline and Jane, weird things that they were😂😂 @pelly

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pelly

I think they were mandatory Joan and Jacqueline @awomanonabike 😂😂

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awomanonabike

We are definitely women of a certain era 😉😂🤣 @pelly @joanboston

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joanboston

😂😂😂

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awomanonabike

9 Apr 2019 • I challenge anyone not to love these little beauties 💚

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jacqueline they’re like little albinos....👍🏼

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awomanonabike

I suppose they are Elaine 😍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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joanboston

Oh they are lovely. Mine are all dark ones this year. Do they have any chequer pattern at all on them?

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pelly

I've put the alba on my wish list for when I order my spring bulbs, they're gorgeous 😍😍

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awomanonabike

Sort of, Joan. It’s almost like they are seersucker. I’ll try and get a photo and tag you... @joanboston

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awomanonabike

Good choice Jane. These are in a pot but I’m going to plant them out once they have stopped flowering. I can’t decide whether to put them with the purple ones or separately 🤔 Where will you be putting yours? @pelly

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pelly

I'm going to try and remember 🙄 to mark the purple ones in the garden and put the white with them. That's the plan at the moment anyway Jacqueline 👍👍

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awomanonabike

Good luck!! 😉😂 @pelly

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clipperty

They’re sooo pretty. I spotted a lone one in the border today, last year’s display from a pot...was so thrilled! Xx

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awomanonabike

That is an added bonus Claudia. I love unexpected plants. One of my purple ones popped up in amongst some day lilies that I had transplanted in the autumn! I think it’s my favourite 😉 @clipperty

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awomanonabike

13 Oct 18 • 🤔 Would love these in the garden and snake’s head are very happy but should I start them off in a pot? Maybe half and half? 🤔

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awomanonabike

You are going to have so much fun identifying them as they appear 😂 @Jasonsparkes1

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high

Pack the opening with sand. I would do pots. These are known to rot fast. I got one growing in rocks. Lol. Love the frits

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high

We're did you get frits. Very hard to find on East coast

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awomanonabike

Thanks Annie. I got them online from a great specialist nursery in Lincolnshire, 🇬🇧 called #Pottertons @high

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richard.spicer.7906

They like to be kept kept damp (but not wet or boggy) - usually naturalise well in damp meadowland, and if you plant them in a pot try to avoid them cooking in the pot over summer next year. I had some meleagris and on hot days kept the pot as best shaded as possible, then when they start to die back move the pot straight to a shady area. They don’t like to dry out too much.

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awomanonabike

Thanks for your advice. I think I’ll put a few in the ground in the bed where the snake’s head are already thriving and a few in a pot. @richard.spicer.7906

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high

#awomanonabike thank you for name of place. Just ordered frits. ❤❤❤❤❤❤

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awomanonabike

That’s fantastic! Glad to have helped 👍😊 @high

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