Fritillaria imperialis and persica help

David Pilling
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:40:13 PDT

On 06/06/2014 18:02, Jane McGary wrote:
> An older post was quoted in part as follows:
> "Since Fritillaria bulbs replace themselves every year, their original
> orientation in the ground will be lost anyway."
> This is absolutely not true. Fritillaria bulbs are true bulbs and are
> not annually renewed.

Not everyone agrees.

I quote (Ian Young):

"Classic bulbs such as Narcissus are perennial adding extra layers each 
year all fritillaria bulbs are annuals, replacing themselves completely 
each year with a new one that forms at the base of the growing stem."

David Pilling

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