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Fritillaria meleagris

Common Name(s):
Chequered Lily, Guinea, Hen Flower, Snakeshead Lily
Categories:
Perennial Bulbs, Spring Bulbs
Comment:

Should be planted in an area that retains moisture throughout the year

Season:
Mid-spring (April/May)
Light:
Full sunlight to PM only or AM only sunlight
Height:
8-10 in.
Space:
0-2 in. apart, 40-80 per sq. ft.
Flowering Period:
Middle Spring
Flower Color:
White Purple
Depth:
5 in. to base of the bulb
Usage:
Beds, rock gardens, ground covers, woodland gardens
Organ:
Non-tunicated bulb
Hardiness:
Hardy II - Injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10C) when planted
Origin:
Europe

NCCES plant id: 815

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