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Rhinopetalum karelinii Fisch. ex D. Don

Rhinopetalum karelinii

Credit: Tatyana Shulkina

  • Fritillaria karelinii Rege

    Bulb 1.5-2.5 cm diam. Leafy stem 10-20 cm. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, narrowed toward the both ends. Lower leaves 5 x 1.5 cm, upper smaller. Flowers 5-8, in a terminal raceme, nodding. Perianth segments pink-violet with dark spot at base, checkered in middle part. V - early spring to mid summer. Fl - March in the wild (April, May in St. Petersburg). Fr - July. P - by seed and daughter bulbs. Requires a sunny position and well-drained soil. Very well suited to the rock garden. Z 5 (4). New.

    Central Asia (western regions, Balkhash and mountains of Turkmenia). Steppe, sandy soil, slopes.


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