How to plant Persian fritillaries

In this short video clip, Monty plants the huge bulbs of Persian fritillaries.

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Persian fritillaries (Fritillaria persica) are spectacular bulbous perennials that send up a 90cm spire of dusky-purple bells in spring. In this short video clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don shows you how to plant the large bulbs, giving tips on planting depth, spacing and soil preparation. Watch the video now to find out more, including why it’s best to plant these bulbs on their side.

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