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Fritillaria pallidiflora


Siberian Fritillary




Origin:  Eastern Siberia, NW China.
Family
Liliacaea
Genus
Fritillaria
Species
pallidiflora
Category
Bulbs, Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
4
Canadian Hardiness Zone
2a - 5a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-35 -(-32)
Temperature (°F)
-25 -(-29)
Height
10 - 50 cm
Spread
10 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MayJune
General Description
Bulbous herbaceous perennials.
Landscape
Flower borders and informal rock gardens.
Cultivation
Prefers partial shade in rich, moist but well drained soils.
Growth
Fast
ID Characteristic
Lance-shaped leaves topped with 1-5 nodding greenish-yellow flowers.
Pests
Slugs and lily beetle.
Flower Description
Large, 5 cm long, ivory-yellow bell-like flowers that turn down, from 12-15 on a single stem.
Notable Specimens
The A.M. Cuddy Gardens, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
By seed, sown in pots. Seeds need winter cold for germination in spring.
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