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White Fritillaries

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By Siris


White Fritillaries (Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary))

Pictured today, for Stera. So are they early?



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White are so nice

6 Apr, 2018

 

I have self seeded ones :) They're very pretty aren't they.

6 Apr, 2018

 

I like them alot, did yours self seed from white Hywel or are yours the traditional ones

6 Apr, 2018

 

Stunning.

6 Apr, 2018

 

I take seed each year from both the white and the purple ones, but they do take a while to get to flowering size, even if you don't dig them up by mistake.

6 Apr, 2018

 

That's a good idea Siris, is it easy to collect seed, I will give it a go.

7 Apr, 2018

 

Those are lovely.....

7 Apr, 2018

 

I take seed and sow immediately, they germinate the following spring, like now, then I plant out the pot of seedlings, leave them, forget where they are, then dig up by mistake, but all in all, they do increase .

7 Apr, 2018

 

Such a treat to see...

7 Apr, 2018

 

Looking very fresh ...

Gg

8 Apr, 2018

 

Haha Siris and we always think we’ll remember where bulbs are. Right, so you collect seed when still green, soon after the flower fades?

10 Apr, 2018

 

Dawn, I collect the seed pods when they turn brown and papery and are just starting to split open, that's early summer ish. Squashing Lily Beetles as I see them!

11 Apr, 2018

 

Great, thanks Siris, I will give it a go.

11 Apr, 2018



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