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Fritillary uva vulpis

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MrsBertBibby Sat 25-Feb-17 08:50:27

I impulse bought a little pot of these (already sprouting) yesterday. I planned to put them straight into the bed, but.....

The RHS say bulbs should go 4x depth, but if I did that I would smother the leaves.

Am I best to keep them in their pot this year, and put the bulbs in properly for next year? And if so, autumn or spring planting?

JT05 Sat 25-Feb-17 10:15:12

I'm keeping mine in the pot until they flowered and died down. Mostly because the beds not ready and I don't know exactly where they're going!

traviata Sat 25-Feb-17 13:53:32

autumn planting.

MrsBertBibby Sat 25-Feb-17 16:53:30

Fab, thanks!

Trethew Wed 01-Mar-17 14:20:46

Feed them so the bulbs can replenish themselves. Let the foliage die down naturally and then replant at correct depth in the autumn

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