Plant Search » Result List

Fritillaria uva-vulpis


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

Height: 12-24"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

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

View All Plants of this Genus

Check Availability

*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.