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Fritillaria pontica (European Fritillaria)


Award-winning Fritillaria pontica is a bulbous perennial with small clusters of pale lime-green, broadly bell-shaped flowers, often suffused brown. Blooming in mid to late spring, the charming flowers are complimented by lance-shaped, gray-green leaves. This Fritillaria species, which ranges from Bulgaria to the mountains of Turkey, is suitable for the rock garden or the very front of the border where it will have a chance to show off. Easy to grow, it tolerates a bit of shade.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows up to 6-18 in. tall (15-45 cm).
  • Plant in fall in a full sun to part shade area in organically rich, moist but well-drained soil for best results.
  • Charming in groupings in borders, containers, rock gardens.
  • Cut back when foliage turns yellow at the end of the season
  • Deer resistant.

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 8
Heat Zones 7 – 8
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Fritillaria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 6" – 2' (15cm – 60cm)
Spread 2" – 3" (5cm – 7cm)
Spacing 4" (10cm)
Depth 4" (10cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 8
Heat Zones 7 – 8
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Fritillaria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 6" – 2' (15cm – 60cm)
Spread 2" – 3" (5cm – 7cm)
Spacing 4" (10cm)
Depth 4" (10cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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