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Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells'
Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells' Fritillaria Persica
Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' is a serene, pale green statuesque fritillary that produces silvery foliage and an abundance of bell-shaped flowers. 
 
Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' or the 'Persian Lily', is one of the many sophisticated plants we've taken from Persia. Team them with their fellow counterparts Fritillaria Persica for a darker contrasting flower display. 

 How to plant Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells' 

  • Fritillaria Persica 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 an odd-number grouping.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 10-12" apart. Space the groupings at least 3 feet apart.
  • If planting in pots, plant 1 bulb in a 6-8" pot using good-quality, multi-purpose compost, preferably adding sand to the hole to prevent the bulb from rotting.
  • Plant the bulbs quite deep with 6-8" of soil above them.
  • It is best to plant the bulb on its side, this prevents water collecting at the top of the bulb and causing it to rot.

 

Description

Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' is a serene, pale green statuesque fritillary that produces silvery foliage and an abundance of bell-shaped flowers. 
 
Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' or the 'Persian Lily', is one of the many sophisticated plants we've taken from Persia. Team them with their fellow counterparts Fritillaria Persica for a darker contrasting flower display. 

Additional Information

Delivery / Returns

Spring Flowering Bulbs are delivered in the Autumn

Delivery and P&P

Spring Flowering Bulbs are dispatched from September to November.
All orders should be dispatched within 3-5 working days during this time.
Postage cost to the UK is £4.99.
If you are ordering from outside the UK, postage costs will vary. See Delivery page.
When your order is due for dispatch, you will receive a tracking email from us to track your parcel with the Royal Mail.
Your parcel will be sent on a 48 hour tracked service.

Returns and Refunds

You have the right to cancel your order at any time before it is dispatched.
All returns must be returned at your cost within 7 days of receipt.
Payment for the returned goods will be refunded within 7 days of the goods being received by us, less the postage charges. 



Planting & Growing Instructions

 How to plant Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells' 

  • Fritillaria Persica 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 an odd-number grouping.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 10-12" apart. Space the groupings at least 3 feet apart.
  • If planting in pots, plant 1 bulb in a 6-8" pot using good-quality, multi-purpose compost, preferably adding sand to the hole to prevent the bulb from rotting.
  • Plant the bulbs quite deep with 6-8" of soil above them.
  • It is best to plant the bulb on its side, this prevents water collecting at the top of the bulb and causing it to rot.

 

Care Instructions

How to care for Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells' 

  • Fritillaria Persica can tolerate very cold conditions but they do not like to get wet.
  • If planting in borders in the garden, the soil must be well drained and, preferably, sandy.
  • If planting in pots, make sure the Fritiallaria Persica 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 Fritiallaria Persica has finished flowering, cut any seed heads back and allow the foliage to die back naturally.
  • Fritiallaria Persica 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
  • In early spring, you can add slug deterrents around new growth. 
  • Prevent the Scarlet Lily beetle from ruining your Fritillarias by using our Lily Beetle Prevention spray. 
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Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells'

Persian Lily
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Specification
Also known as: Persian Lily
Genus: Fritillaria
Colours: Green
Aspect: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height: 90cm / 36"
Planting period: Autumn: September/October
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained Soil
Hardiness: Hardy - H4 (-10°C to -5°C)
Shipping est: Order now for delivery in the Autumn
Delivery time: Autumn delivery (Sept to Nov 2020)
Also suitable for containers: Yes
Scented: No
Double flowered: No
Border Position: Middle/Back
New This Year: Y
SKU harts11211
  • Description
    Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' is a serene, pale green statuesque fritillary that produces silvery foliage and an abundance of bell-shaped flowers. 
     
    Fritillaria persica 'Ivory Bells' or the 'Persian Lily', is one of the many sophisticated plants we've taken from Persia. Team them with their fellow counterparts Fritillaria Persica for a darker contrasting flower display. 
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  • Planting & Growing Instructions

     How to plant Fritillaria Persica 'Ivory Bells' 

    • Fritillaria Persica 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 an odd-number grouping.
    • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs about 10-12" apart. Space the groupings at least 3 feet apart.
    • If planting in pots, plant 1 bulb in a 6-8" pot using good-quality, multi-purpose compost, preferably adding sand to the hole to prevent the bulb from rotting.
    • Plant the bulbs quite deep with 6-8" of soil above them.
    • It is best to plant the bulb on its side, this prevents water collecting at the top of the bulb and causing it to rot.

     

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