Common Name: Snake's head fritillary
Cultivar: var. unicolor subvar. alba
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Time to divide plants: August to September
Flowering period: April to May
Snake's head fritillaries always excite attention wherever they are seen. None of the other lovely members of the fritillaria genus can match this native wildflower for the bizarre and unmistakable colouring of its large cup- or bell-shaped flowers. This variety has lovely white flowers and looks great mixed with other colours of snake's head fritillaries.
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