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Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis (Pack of 20 Bulbs)
Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis (Pack of 20 Bulbs) Uva Vulpis
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Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis (Pack of 20 Bulbs) Fritillaria

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Also known as Uva Vulpis, Foxes' Grape, Fox's Grape
Genus Fritillaria
Colours Deep Purple and Yellow/Orange
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height 30cm
Planting period Autumn (September/October)
Flowering period Spring (April)
Soil Type Well-drained and Gritty Soil
Shipping est Autumn (Sept to Nov 2018)
Delivery time Autumn delivery (Sept to Nov 2018)
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented No
Double flowered No
What is being sold? Bulbs for sale
Google Shopping title Fritillaria: Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis (Pack of 20 Bulbs)
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Description of Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis (Pack of 20 Bulbs) Fritillaria

Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis is a bulbous perennial with grassy leaves and dark mahogany, bell-shaped flowers tipped yellow in mid to late Spring. Each stem can have 1 to 3 small downward facing flowers and can grow between 6-8cm in height. Pack of 20 Bulbs. Buy Uva Vulpis Lily Bulbs | Fritillaria Assyriaca | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

Planting and growing instructions: Buy Uva Vulpis Lily Bulbs | Fritillaria Assyriaca | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

  • Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis should be planted in the Autumn for Spring flowering.
  • Find a location with full sun or partial shade with well-drained, sandy soil, if necessary add sand, grit or gravel to be improve the condition of the area for planting.
  • Arrange the bulbs in clusters.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 1-2" apart.
  • If planting in pots, use  good-quality, multi-purpose compost, preferably adding sand to the planting hole to prevent the bulbs from rotting.
  • Plant the bulbs 2-3" of soil above them.
  • It is best to plant the Uva Vulpis bulb on its side - this prevents water collecting at the top of the bulb and causing it to rot.

 

Plant care: Buy Uva Vulpis Lily Bulbs | Fritillaria Assyriaca | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery

  • If planting in borders in the garden, the soil must be well drained and, preferably, sandy.
  • If planting in pots, make sure the Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis are kept moist but do not get waterlogged.
  • If planting in pots, it may be an idea to tilt the pots on their side in the winter to prevent waterlog.
  • When the Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis has finished flowering, cut any seed heads back and allow the foliage to die back naturally.
  • Fritillaria Assyriaca/Uva Vulpis bulbs will multiply during the first or second year of planting. Ideally, the best time to lift and check your bulbs for dividing is during the months of August and September. Once, you have divided your bulbs, they will all need replanting.

 

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