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Fritillaries

Christabel Beck

Fritillaries

a gardener"s introduction to the genus Fritillaria.

by Christabel Beck

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination96p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19866792M

Snake's Head Fritillary or Chess Flower is a woodland bulb grows as a multicolored mix of pure white and white-checkered reddish-purple nodding bells. Fritillaria meleagris is also commonly known as Guinea Hen Flower, frog-cup, flower, guinea flower, Lazarus Bell, Chequered Lily, Chequered Daffodil, Drooping Tulip. Plant in shade with enriched, moisture retentive soil. 4/5(4).   All imperial fritillaries have a slightly foxy smell - particularly on a sunny day - but I still like the odd one picked and brought inside in a .

Show synopsis There are over species of the genus Fritillaria occurring in the wild throughout the northern temperate zone, in a wide variety of habitats, from grassy downlands and cornfields to pine woods and alpine slopes. HONIC Mixed Snake's Head Persian Fritillary bonsai Fritillaria meleagris Mixture plant Easy To Grow Home Garden Cover Plant PCS: 2 CSNCH Fritillaria Meleagris (10 Seeds) A.K.A Snakes Head Fritillary, Leper Lily.

Define fritillaries. fritillaries synonyms, fritillaries pronunciation, fritillaries translation, English dictionary definition of fritillaries. n. pl. fritillaries 1. Fritillary definition is - fritillaria. 2: any of numerous nymphalid butterflies (Argynnis, Speyeria, and related genera) that usually are orange with black spots on the upper side of both wings and silver spotted on the underside of the hind wing.


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The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries Paperback – Ap by Kevin Pratt (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(10). Details How to Break an Evil Curse is the first book in a high fantasy series about a princess who may be cursed to live in darkness, but refuses to let her curse define her life.

The King of the Land of Fritillary has incurred the wrath of his ex-bestie, the evil wizard Farland : Laura Morrison. FRITILLARIES: A Gardener's Introduction to the Genus Fritillaria. Hardcover – January 1, by Christabel Beck (Author)Author: Christabel Beck.

The Checkered Fritillary [Monk Rose] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This reader provides a comprehensive Fritillaries book of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness.

It is organized into the following sections: health beliefs and knowledge; inequalities and patterning of health and illness; professional and patient 5/5(1). Template:Taxobox. Fritillaria meleagris, commonly known as the Snake's Head (the original English name), and also the Snake's Head Fritillary, Leper Lily, Guinea-hen Flower, and Checkered Daffodil) is a Fritillary, a flower from the family Liliaceae.

The flower has a checkered reddish-brown, purple, white and gray coloration, sometimes mostly white. It flowers from Binomial: Fritillaria meleagris. With time, a shadow of a name'; the fritillaries gather round these wormholes In the weathered wood; a faint sweet fragrance still there about the worn-out ribs, Telling tales Latest Tweets.

White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery Fritillaries book in northwestern Connecticut. Since we have been providing a wide range of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, vines, amaryllis, gardening tools & supplies, and gifts for gardeners.

We also offer gardening advice and how-to information to gardeners throughout the United States. Fritillary is also the name of a flower with an interesting checkered pattern; it is obvious that both the flower and the butterfly get their common name because of such pattern.

Another name for these handsome butterflies is silverspots because of. Its formal name is tendrilleaf fritillary bulb or Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae in Latin.

The plant is a member of Liliaceae family. Looked from the TCM’s angle, medicinal fritillaria refers to the dry bulbs of Fritillaria cirrhosa D. Don, Fritillaria unibracteata Hsiao et K. Hsia, Fritillaria przewalskii Maxim., and Fritillaria delavayi Franch.

Fritillaria meleagris is a Eurasian species of flowering plant in the lily family. Its common names include snake's head fritillary, snake's head (the original English name), chess flower, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, guinea flower, leper lily (because its shape resembled the bell once carried by lepers), Lazarus bell, chequered lily, chequered daffodil, drooping tulip or, in northern Europe Family: Liliaceae.

The book features a wealth of practical advice on cultivation, propagation and breeding, plant associations and an extensive A-Z plant directory listing over 80 species, varieties and hybrids.

Committed enthusiasts will enjoy the chapters on the plant's history and botany as well as information on fritillaries in the wild, national collections. Hardy Spring Flowering Bulbs Fritillaria, Mixture of Fritillaries, Garden Borders, Patios & Cottage Gardens, Naturalising Bulbs, 40 x Fritillaria Spring Bells Bulbs by.

The name Fritillaria is thought to refer to the checkered pattern of F. meleagris, resembling a box in which dice were carried. Fritillaries are commercially important in horticulture as ornamental garden plants and also in traditional Chinese medicine, which is also endangering some : Tracheophytes.

Also check out my book on butterflies. It includes all about how to raise butterflies, their life cycles, and butterfly gardens/conservatories I have visited.

The life cycles of ten butterflies are in my book including the Gulf Fritillary. Happy Butterfly Gardening. Please purchase my book here to support my work:   Fritillaries: don't forget these lilies of the field. Make a pilgrimage to one of Britain’s few fritillary meadows this season. Protected beauty: the snake’s head fritillary meadow at Cricklade, Wiltshire, is one of several UK locations granted Site of Special Scientific Interest status Photo: Alamy.

see more; Family Liliaceae. Genus Fritillaria are bulbous herbaceous perennials with lance-shaped or linear leaves and nodding bell-shaped or bowl-shaped flowers that may be solitary or in racemes or umbels.

Details F. meleagris is a bulbous perennial to 30cm in height, with lance-shaped, greyish-green leaves and nodding, bell-shaped purple flowers, the tepals. Fritillaries suitable for naturalising in grassy areas. Fritillaria meleagris (snake’s head fritillary) This native of Britain, eastern Europe and western Russia normally has chequered purple-pink flowers held on stems that curve downwards.

It’s found in damp meadows, especially in the Thames Valley area. Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Fritillary, Missionbell and Crown Imperial.

Fritillaria lants reach about 10 to 30 cm in height and bear bell shaped flowers of yellow, orange, purple, green or white in the spring. They make great edging and border plants.

Some common names for Fritillaria include Fritillary, Toad lily, Missionbell, Snake's head Fritillary, Guinea hen flower, and. This is a list of butterfly species in diverse genera with the common name fritillary.

The term refers to the chequered markings on the wings, usually black on orange, and derives from the Latin fritillus (meaning dice-box - or, according to some sources, a chequerboard: the fritillary flower, with its chequered markings, has the same derivation).

The silver-washed fritillary (Argynnis paphia) is a common and variable butterfly found over much of the Palaearctic ecozone – Algeria, Europe, temperate Asia and : Insecta.

Butterfly Identification of butterflies, Monarchs, Swallowtails, Sulphurs, Skippers, Hairstreaks and more are all in Merry Langlinais' butterfly book. Gulf Fritillary on Salvia Greggii P.O. Box, Medina, TXus. Sally Morgan is a leading author of children's information books.

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The book features a wealth of practical advice on cultivation, propagation and breeding, plant associations and an extensive A-Z plant directory listing over 80 species, varieties and hybrids.

Committed enthusiasts will enjoy the chapters on the plant's history and botany as well as information on fritillaries in the wild, national collections /5(12).