General Plant Information (Edit)
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

Common names
  • Persian Fritillary
  • Persian Bells
  • Persian Lily

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 24, 2011 4:31 PM concerning plant:
    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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mscuser73 On September 16, 2017 Obtained plant
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MrsBinWY On September 22, 2018 Transplanted
Dug these from the dry front bed earlier in the season and left them on the back patio. On 9-22-2018, planted 15 on east corner of woodshed & 15 with Campanula incurva near northwest corner of garage.
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