Fritillaria meleagris 'Alba' (Snake’s head fritillary) - Stinzenplant

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A white Snake’s head fritillary. The white bell-like flowers of Fritillaria meleagris 'Alba' appear every spring. In the wild Snake’s head fritillaries grow in damp, peaty or loamy meadows. When happy they’ll naturalise quickly. Wood anemone flowers at the same time and is therefore a good planting partner.

Snake’s head fritillaries originally come from southern Europe, although in the last few centuries they have become naturalised in northern Europe too. Fritillaria meleagris 'Alba' combines well with: Erythronium ‘Pagoda’ (Dog’s tooth violet) and Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone).

The loose bulbs are susceptible to drying out: please plant them immediately. The bulbs can be stored for a short while in the fridge (frost free).
Flowers: April
Colour: white
Height: 30 cm
Aspect: full sun to partial shade
Soil type: moist
Planting period: autumn
Planting depth: three times the diameter of the bulb
Type: bulb
Origin: southern Europe
Bulb size: 5/+ cm (circumference)
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