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Fritillaria persica

Fritillaria persica
Foliage emerges in early spring

Common name Persian fritillary
Family liliaceae
Life cycle perennial bulb (Z6-10)
Flowers deep purple
Size 2-3'
From seed germinate at cold conditions (slow)
detailed seed-starting info below

All I can say is, these guys better bloom this year! Purchased as mail order bulbs in Fall of 2003, they just sent up foliage last year. This year, at least they are still alive, as the photo here attests.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '19/'20 exchange. Baggy 35F (62%G, 42-72d)

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