Fritillaria radeanna

£7.00

Excellent early flowers for the bees

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Description

Creamy yellow flowers in a similar form to crown imperials, F. raddeana is shorter and less formal. A beautiful flower for a mixed spring border.

We grew this in 2018 and found it flowered much earlier than other fritillaries. We are planting a larger number for 2019! The early flowers are super for early bees.

Height: 40cm
Month: March / April
Light: full sun, partial shade
Soil: well-drained
Bulb size: 18cm+

F. raddeana produces its roots in the autumn and then grows quickly in the spring. They will need some shelter from the wind as they are early flowers but are very cold-hardy.

Care: Plant in autumn 15-20cm deep in well-drained soil. Needs a dry summer rest. Plant on arrival if possible.

Additional information

Colour

Yellow

Height

25-50cm

Month

April, March

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