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bluefox23

Developing my knowledge all the time. I love growing plants: barely any space on my windowsills, nor on my patio as it's full of pots. #renting.

Fritillaria meleagris

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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bluefox23

Taken last week 29/04/19 #doubleheaded #fritillaria #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris

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bluefox23

#mondaymotivation Loving this #doubleheaded #fritillaria #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 15/04/19

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bluefox23

Ooh! I have a double-header coming 😁 #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 03/04/19

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cjh123

I have some too this year 👏👏

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ublaszko

I only have 2 bulbs in flower this year 😅

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bluefox23

Think most of mine have come up, well maybe half at least but glad I got them 😊 @ublaszko

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bluefox23

They're look so cute don't they? 😊 @cjh123

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godfreye

Gorgeous when they open🤗

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ublaszko

My ones are in their second year but I think half of them was dug up by neighbour's cat.

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bluefox23

I can’t wait to see what the double looks like. I’ve had a few singles already and love them. 😊 @godfreye

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bluefox23

Blinking cats!! 😏 Although it was very sad when my neighbours car died, I’m hoping she doesn’t replace her as it’s quite nice not having my lawn 💩 on and my beds/pots not being dug up!! @ublaszko

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ublaszko

😏 It is infuriating when your efforts go to 💩 but cats are easily trained given a chance so I'm always more annoyed with the owners than with the cats. I can't blame my neighbour's cat for using my flowerbeds in winter because his paws are soft and my flowerbeds don't freeze solid because of the layer of mulch. My neighbours are very laid back (read:lazy) about their cats and they kind of have that annoying attitude as in 'What do you want me to do about it?' 😩

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2019
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bluefox23

#snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 24/03/19

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PunkyKy

Oh gosh, I LOVE these! Very beautiful! 💜🐍 I planted some... But never came up! 😢 I was so disappointed.

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bluefox23

Oh no. That’s a shame. This is the first year I’ve grown them but I love them!! 😍😊 @PunkyKy

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gavy

Beautiful x

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bluefox23

Thanks @columbiariver @gavy

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bluefox23

😍😍. #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 21/03/19

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hobnob

Whoop mines only just out of the ground lol

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lilybee

So pretty Alison. 💕

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lydiastirling

I do love snakes headflitlery

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bluefox23

I have a few others that are quite a way behind this little one 😊 @hobnob

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bluefox23

@lilybee @lydiastirling I know aren’t they?! I was inspired by all the photos of them on here last year, I had to get some for this year 😊

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gjones

So pretty

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lydiastirling

My parents have just started growing them in memory of my mums mums (she died of cancer in the 60's or early 70's I think)

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bluefox23

Thanks @gjones I love it 😊

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bluefox23

That’s a lovely way to remember them @lydiastirling 😊

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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bluefox23

Getting very close now!!! 🤗🤗. #anticipation #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 18/03/19

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kez001uk

They’re beautiful aren’t they 😍

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bluefox23

They really are! Amazing how nature creates such intricate patterns!! @kez001uk

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bluefox23

Ooh! Soon!!! #anticipation #snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 14/03/19

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kez001uk

Love these! Can’t wait to see mine again 🤞🏻

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bluefox23

#snakesheadfritillary #snakeshead #fritillaria #bulbs #springbulbs #fritillaria-meleagris 02/03/19

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pelly

Love these 😍😍

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bluefox23

@pelly was inspired after seeing these on GT last year 😊

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pelly

I’m not surprised, they are gorgeous plants 😍😍

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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bluefox23

I think this is one of my #fritillaria #snakeshead #snakesheadfritillary popping through! Am I right? 23/02/19 #fritillaria-meleagris

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ublaszko

I don't know what fritillaria is supposed to look like in bud because my neighbour's cat again decided to use my fritillaria patch for litter box 😬 I think I might have one left out of 15 I planted.

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bluefox23

Having clicked on the tags, I'm convinced it is. And I only planted them and tulips in this trough. I was expecting them to be bigger, even at this early stage!! @ublaszko

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ublaszko

These fritillarias start off quite small and continue to grow as they flower but they're still quite dainty. They're about the size of large flowering crocuses.

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bluefox23

They’re going to be dwarfed by my tulips!! 🙈 @ublaszko

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ublaszko

They'll come before tulips anyway ☺ But they're definitely smaller than tulips 😜

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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bluefox23

#fritillaria #fritillaria-meleagris cataloguing new purchase 01/09/18 #snakeshead #snakesheadfritilleria

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bluefox23

5 bulbs planted 24/09/18 in veg trough

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bluefox23

Only 3 have come up so far 14/03/19

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