For die snake's head fritillary
was once a widespread and common plant across central and southern Britain.
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gets its name from the intricate markings on petals Your fruit and vegetable update.
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.
99) focuses on 35 species that feature on trust properties and could enhance private gardens with their gentle colours: pale yellow lady's bedstraw and deep pink thrift in sandy soil on the coast; snowdrop and the purple chequered bells of snake's head fritillary
in damp, lightly shaded places; and honeysuckle and foxglove in dry ground.
Tell us a bit more about your garden: In springtime, the garden takes on a woodland look, with podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty' and kaleidoscope, snake's head fritillary
, wood anemones and forest pansy.
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SNAKE'S HEAD FRITILLARY
Also known as the snake's head lily, Fritillaria meleagris is a British native wildflower that used to be widespread in water meadows.
snake's head fritillary
, each of the charming bell-shaped flowers is marked with a clear checker-board pattern.
The Snake's Head Fritillary
(Fritillaria meleagris) is a native wildflower producing pendant, bell-shaped blooms on 25-30cm stems in April.
Daffodils, tulips, crocuses, snake's head fritillary
, grape hyacinths and hyacinths are some of my favourites and can be planted now.
Combine Lenten roses, Dutch crocus, Snake's Head Fritillary
, Muscari, scilla and hyacinths with trailing ivy for stylish containers that shine in the sun and glow in moonlight.