snake's head fritillary


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Eurasian checkered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and checkered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times

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DELIGHTFULLY FRESH Clockwise from top, Leopard's Bane (Doronicum), evergreen Periwinkle (Vinca), Erysimum Apricot Delight, Snake's Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) and Saxifraga Pixie Rose
Snake's Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) THIS dainty-looking bulb is a must for flower lovers, with its delicate purple-and-white nodding bells with intricate checkerboard patterns.
THE Snake's Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) is one of the great attention seekers of the British garden - and we've got a special offer for you.
The snake's head fritillary, as it's called, has flowers that look almost hand-painted with delightful, tessellated patterns.
Turn a section of your lawn into a wildflower meadow, planting spring-flowering bulbs such as the snake's head fritillary and wildflowers such as the cowslip, ragged robin and wood anemone.
Volunteers had planted hundreds of snake's head fritillary bulbs and spent seven months tending them.
You can naturalise clumps of snake's head fritillary in long, damp grass; grow foxy-scented crown imperials in your border; plant a carpet of hardy cyclamen under shrubs, or dot autumn-flowering nerines at the foot of a south-facing wall.
THE snake's head fritillary bears a sinister name for a bloom tiiat is arguably Britain's most beautiful wildflower.
For the snake's head fritillary was once a widespread and common plant across central and southern Britain.
SNAKE'S HEAD FRITILLARY DELICATE, trembling snake's head fritillary grows naturally in damp meadows, so it's a perfect choice for soggy areas of the lawn where it will happily naturalise.
Best of the Bunch Snake's head fritillary THIS unsung hero of the lily family has had a place in my garden for 20 years or more and has very gradually increased in number to the point now where I feel that it is truly happy in its position by the side of my pond.
BEST OF THE BUNCH Snake's Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) This dainty-looking bulb is a must for flower lovers, with its delicate purpleand-white nodding bells with intricate checkerboard patterns.
If you want a change from a high-maintenance lawn, turn a section of it into a wildflower meadow, planting spring-flowering bulbs such as the snake's head fritillary and wildflowers such as the cowslip, ragged robin and wood anemone.
Other threatened species include the bee orchid, spider orchid, snake's head fritillary and meadow saffron.