Fritillaria


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Noun1.Fritillaria - fritillaryFritillaria - fritillary        
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
checkered lily, fritillary - any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
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More and more varieties have been appearing, but I wish that importers would include tiny fritillaria bulbs, as they are natives of this area of the Mediterranean and would make a welcome sight in our early spring gardens.
The scientific name of Aigul flower is Fritillaria eduardii.
Fritillaria imperialis, its botanic name, grows to about 1 meter in height and bears lance-shaped, glossy leaves at intervals along the stem.
And so, too, it turns out, are guinea hen flowers (Fritillaria meleagris).
Allium 'Mount Everest', above, Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial) 'Garland Star', top right and Anemone 'Royal Blue', right
The scientific name of the plant is Fritillaria eduardii.
They also have some wonderful fritillaria species such as "Adiyaman" - a magnificent border plant growing to 90cm in height, producing large numbers of dark plum purple bell-shaped flowers in April and May (blomsbulbs.com, 01234 709 099).
They also have some wonderful fritillaria species such as Adiyaman - a magnificent border plant growing to 90cm in height, producing large numbers of dark plum purple bell-shaped flowers in April and May.
They also have some wonderful fritillaria species such as 'Adiyaman' - a magnificent border plant growing to 90cm in height, producing large numbers of dark plum purple bell-shaped flowers in April and May (blomsbulbs.com, 01234 709099).
If you want a big imposing plant for your borders, little can beat crown imperial or Fritillaria imperialis.