3000 Fritillaria affinis --- Not avaailable
A very widespread and variable Fritillaria. The one we offer is bronze,
variably marked with maroon and chestnut-brown. Grows 18-24" tall.
Of all the Fritillarias native to the West, this one is easier to grow, making it quite
suitable for the dry garden. Zone 6-9.
3010 Fritillaria agrestis ---- Not available this year
Commonly known by the unfortunate name 'Stink Bells', this lovely
Fritillaria from the San Francisco Bay Area is not at all stinky to me.
3025 Fritillaria affinis var. Wayne Roderick ---- Not available
A superb selection of F. affinis somewhat similar to F. affinis v. tristulis,
with broad shouldered dark flowers densely checkered with green.
Our bulbs came from the great man himself.
3050 Fritillaria biflora "Chocolate Bells" --- Not available this year
Bell-shaped bronze to chocolate flowers with green shading on 12" stems.
In spite of its name, F. biflora can have up to 8 flowers to a stem. This is another
Fritillaria that is fairly adaptable, and is suitable for the dry garden. Zone 7-9.
3051 Fritillaria bilfora grayana -- Not available this year
A taller form of the lovely F. biflora that comes from an extremely
3052 Fritillaria biflora x liliacea -- Not available this year
This naturally occurring hybrid has pale ivory bells, dotted
and stippled with brown.
3080 Fritillaria eastwoodiae --- Not available this year
An extremely variable Fritillaria, the form we offer here has
funnel-shaped flowers in a range of muted orange to buff.
3085 Fritillaria glauca -- Not available this year
This lovely little Fritillaria from the Coast Ranges of northern
California has large golden bells, stippled with bronze. Zone 7
3110 Fritillaria liliacea ---- Not available this year
From the San Francisco Bay region, this beautiful Fritillaria has sturdy
stems holding several nodding white flowers that are often lightly scented.
3130 Fritillaria pluriflora ---- Not available
A truly magnificent Fritillaria, with up to twelve deep pink flowers to a stem.
Grows in wet clay that dries out completely in summer. Does best in an alpine
house. Bulbs are not mature. Zone 7-9. FEW AVAILABLE
3140 Fritillaria pudica --- Not available this year
Deep golden yellow bells hang down from 5-6” stems. Best in an alpine
house. Our bulbs are seed-grown, not from commercial stock.
3150 Fritillaria purdyi ---- Not available this year
A beautiful species with waxy, glistening white flowers finely streaked with red
and brown, on 9-12" stems. Best grown in a container or alpine house, since it
is native to stony scree slopes. Zone 6-9.
3160 Fritillaria recurva ---- Not available this year
Tall graceful stems hold brilliant scarlet flowers aloft that are checkered
inside with gold. A very desirable species. We are finally able to offer bulbs of
this beautiful species this year.
3120 Fritillaria striata -- Not available
NEW -- This beautiful Fritillaria has waxy bells that are pink or white, with
variable purple striations on the inside. It is intensely fragrant. These are small
three year old bulbs.
The Fritillaries native to the Western U.S. are greatly sought after by those who have a specialized
interest in this genus, since they include some of the most colorful and desirable of all Fritillaria
species. Closely related to lilies, they are, however, exacting in their requirements, and many need
an experienced hand to succeed in cultivation. All the Fritillaries native to the West need a dry
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