Fritillaria uva-vulpis, fox's grape fritillary, has nodding, bell-shaped, purple flowers overlain by pewter with golden yellow tips and interiors.
Fritillaria uva-vulpis occurs in adjacent areas of Turkey, Iraq, and Iran. Known as fox's grape fritillary, it is an intriguing species with nodding, bell-shaped, purple to mahogany flowers overlain by pewter and golden yellow tips and interiors. The stems grow up to 12-18 inches. Prefers moist, peaty soil. Tolerant of shade.
Common Name: Fox's Grape Fritillary
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Damp meadows, cultivated fields, and wooded foothills from 900 to 1800 metres in the Zagros Mountains.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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