Fritillary

COMMON NAME:  fritillaryGENUS:  FritillariaSPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS:F. imperialis-large {3 feet}; red or yellow. F. meleagris-April; 12 inches; white or checkered purple and maroon.FAMILY:  LiliaceaeBLOOMS:  springTYPE:  perennialDESCRIPTION:  The largest of the fritillaries is the Crown Imperial {F. imperialis}. It has unusual large red or yellow flowers {sometimes as many as eight to ten to a stem} and … Continue reading Fritillary