Our Snakes-head Fritillary bulbs in the green are supplied between March to May and are priced per plant. There is a minimum order quantity of 10 plug plants. For orders over 500 please contact us.
All our plants are native British wildflowers grown in Peat-free growing media in our sustainable nursery.
Common Name: Snakeshead Fritillary
Latin Name: Fritillaria meleagris
Description: Snakeshead fritillaries produce pretty, pendant, white and pinkish-purple bells with distinctive checkerboard markings on slender stems. This plant is rare to uncommon in the wild, inhabiting only a few damp, protected meadows mainly in central and southern England Flower with a few sites across the country.
Plant Type: Perennial
Flowering Times: March to May
Flower Colour: Pink and Purple
Management:Snakeshead fritillary is a hardy plant, although can be prone to destruction by grazers such as rabbits. It can tolerate either full sun or partial shade and a range of soil types, although it grows best in damp, well-drained soils. Ensure the grassland is cut late Autumn to ensure the grass is low in early Spring.