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Fritillaria caucasica Adams

Fritillaria caucasica

Credit: Tatyana Shulkina

Bulb white, of 2 fleshy scales, 2-3 cm diam. Flowering stem 25-40 cm high. Leaves 3-4 from the middle of the stem, 8 cm x 2.5 cm, grey-green. Flowers pendulous, campanulate, dark purple or reddish-violet. V -April to June. Fl - March in the wild, in St. Petersburg May, for 2-3 weeks. Fr - June. P - by daughter bulbs or by seed. Tolerants of a semi-shaded position and moderate dry soil. Z 5 (4). New.

Caucasus and northeastern Turkey. In open forests, on dry slopes and in scrub.


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