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PlantFiles: Pale-flowered Fritillary
Fritillaria pallidiflora

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fritillaria (frit-il-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pallidiflora (pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Howard_C On Jun 2, 2004, Howard_C from St John's, NL wrote:

Attractive flowers even larger than F. meleagris and more bell-shaped; cream coloured with pale green veining. Has survived two winters in St John's, Newfoundland (Canadian zone 5b). No sign of increase yet.

Ours are from plants collected in Kazakhstan by Janis Ruksans. Brian Mathew (The Smaller Bulbs) says full sun in well drained site.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Junction, Colorado
Palmyra, Illinois
Winnetka, Illinois
Beacon, New York
Seattle, Washington



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