Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
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Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'
Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'

Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'

"Persian lily"

Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute'

3 bulbs — £11.85

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in September 2024

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in October 2023

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

What are those tall flower stems supporting? Are the blooms black? Is it plum? Let Fritillaria persica 'Twin Towers Tribute' baffle your colour definitions and transform your garden at one elegant stroke. Rising head and shoulders above your other spring flowering bulbs, this near-black fritillary adds its special brand of drama to your flower beds. Join the ranks of gardeners who have appreciated this unique plant since 1573. It’s part of your gardening heritage, but it’s also a show-stopper.

Please note, these are not the regular Fritillaria persica. Fritillaria persica 'Twin Towers Tribute' is an improved Fritillaria persica which guarantees blooming results in the first year. White narcissi or pink tulips are the perfect companions for Fritillaria persica 'Twin Towers Tribute', throwing its dusky blooms into well-deserved prominence. Have you never tried it before? There’s a first time for everything, and this is it!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Fritillaria persica 'Twin Towers Tribute'

  • Flower colour

    Purple, near-black

  • Bulb size

    20/+

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your "Persian lily" bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Fritillaria 'Twin Towers Tribute' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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