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Petilium eduardii (Regel) Vved.

  • Fritillaria eduardii Regel

    Bulb 6-8 (-10) cm diam. Stem leafy 50-120 (-140) cm. Leaves in whorls, lanceolate, 12-24 cm x 5-9 cm, bright green, numerous (35-50). Bracts numerous, above the flowers. Flowers 5-20, in crowded umbel-like inflorescsnce, broadly bell-shaped, orange, dark yellow, carmine-red, large, 6 cm long. V - early spring to mid summer, in St. Petersburg April-July. Fl - April, May. Fr - June-July. P - by division (daughter bulbs) and by seed, flowers in 5-6 years after sowing. Requires full sun and well-drained soil. Very attractive. Well suited for flower beds. Z 4. New.

    Central Asia (Pamiro Alay). In subalpine meadows, in grassy places on slopes.


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