With its pendulous green and burgundy bells Fritillaria elwesii is for sophisticated gardeners who like cool flowers.
Fritillaria elwesii is for sophisticated gardeners who like unusual flowers and beautiful form. This rare species from southern Turkey has thin, grey-green leaves and upright stems to 16 inches that hold clusters of one to a few pendulous, long, green and burgundy bells. Provide good drainage in full sun.
Common Name: Fritillaria
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Pine woodlands up to 900 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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