Persian Fritillary (Fritillaria persica) in the Fritillarias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: described as 'dark plum-purple'
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Other: Scale bulblet propagation

Persian Lily (Fritillaria persica) Zone9b

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 24, 2011 4:31 PM

Twice these plants failed to show the following year.
Introduced in 1573.
Placed with a light colored or white background it really stands out.

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Spring (er, winter??) blooms 2018 by evermorelawnless Jun 19, 2018 8:32 PM 498
Bulb planting for Spring 2018 by crawgarden Jan 25, 2018 9:59 PM 107
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