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Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman' (Fritillary 'Adiyaman')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman'

Other names

Fritillary 'Adiyaman'

Genus

Fritillaria Fritillaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Adiyaman' _ 'Adiyaman' is a vigorous, bulbous perennial with strong, upright stems bearing lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and terminal racemes of pendent, bell-shaped, purple-brown flowers in spring.


Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple, Brown in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation

Sow seeds in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Seeds require a cold period before germination in spring. Divide offsets in late summer.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman' (Fritillary 'Adiyaman') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Prefers cool, moist summers but will tolerate hotter sites than most Fritillaria. Handle the fragile bulbs carefully and plant at four times own depth.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman'

Other names

Fritillary 'Adiyaman'

Genus

Fritillaria Fritillaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Adiyaman' _ 'Adiyaman' is a vigorous, bulbous perennial with strong, upright stems bearing lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and terminal racemes of pendent, bell-shaped, purple-brown flowers in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple, Brown in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation

Sow seeds in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Seeds require a cold period before germination in spring. Divide offsets in late summer.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyaman' (Fritillary 'Adiyaman') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Prefers cool, moist summers but will tolerate hotter sites than most Fritillaria. Handle the fragile bulbs carefully and plant at four times own depth.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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