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Fritillaria meleagris

Fritillaria meleagris (snakes head fritillary)



Fritillaria meleagris (snakes head fritillary) are a native of many countries in Europe including, France, Romania and Croatia.

Fritillaria meleagris are a medium growing frit with a distinctive checkered flower head.

Growing to 30cm Fritillaria meleagris comes in a few forms including pinks, pale yellow and Fritillaria meleagris alba, a white flowering species.

Like most other species, Fritillaria meleagris requires a well drained position to avoid bulb rot, and can be successfully grown in a container or pot.