One of the larger growing species, Fritillaria eduardii are originally from Tajikistan.
Closely related to Fritillaria imperialis, this bulb is a must for collectors around the world.
Believed to be a natural hybrid of Fritillaria imperialis but flowering a few weeks earlier than f. imperialis, this bulb does not seem to have the same unpleasant smell as its relative.
Named varieties such as :
Fritillaria eduardii Commander and Fritillaria eduardii Kamasutra have slightly different forms.
Care and growing notes
Fritillaria eduardii will grow to nearly 1.5m high and is a sensational sight in any garden. Like most other species, f. eduardii requires a well drained position to avoid bulb rot, and can be successfully grown in a large container or pot.
Either from seed or by division of bulbs once established.
For more Fritillaria and Fritillaria Nurseries in the UK see our Main Fritillaria page or view information on individual species below:
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