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fritillaria-c.jpgPrior to Planting: Store in a cool airy place.

Planting Time: Autumn when it has cooled down.

Aspect:  Light shade to filtered light. Morning sun and afternoon shade. Protect from strong winds.
Soil: Well drained containing plenty of well-decayed compost or manure. Mulched well.

Fertiliser: Blood & Bone after flowering or in early spring as growth starts. Good organic compost used as mulch adds nutrients.

Planting: 15 cm deep 10-15 cm apart.
Flowers: Spring.

Trouble Shooting:   Trouble Shooting  No specific pest or disease problems are known but bulbs are very susceptible to rotting unless the soil is very free draining.  Over watering can cause problem.