Frittilaria Meleagris is also called Snakes Head because of the snake-like pattern on the petals. The colors range from a deep burgundy to a dark pink, set off by a few white blooms. The dark palette and downward facing blooms are a moody accent to the cheerful Spring blooms we typically see in April and May.
Frittilaria grow from bulbs, and will spread, or 'naturalize,' if they're happy.
When to plant: Plant in the Fall for Spring blooms.
Planting conditions: Frittilaria requires partial shade, and plenty of moisture while it is growing. It will tolerate close to full shade, and damp environments.
Care: Water after planting then wait for Spring display, not picky about soil. Water regularly once it begins to grow in the Spring.
Blooms: For a few weeks in early Spring.
Hardiness: Perennial in zones 4-8
Shipsin the Fall.
Includes: 20 bulbs
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