2 Frits

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Peter George
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Joined: 2009-09-03
2 Frits

I have obtained seed grown specimens of F. davisii and F. drenovskii. Are either or both hardy enough for me to grown them in the open garden?

Mark McD
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Joined: 2009-12-14

Peter wrote:

I have obtained seed grown specimens of F. davisii and F. drenovskii. Are either or both hardy enough for me to grown them in the open garden?

I have had Fritillaria davisii in the garden for almost 10 years, it lives, but doesn't do anything, and has never flowered; I don't think I have it in the right spot.  I suspect F. drenovskii will be hardy in Massachusetts, although haven't tried it myself, other Grecian frit species like F. thessala have done well here.

Mark McDonough
Massachusetts, USA, near the New Hampshire border USDA Zone 5
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