PhotoFriday 7: Snake’s Head Fritillary 2


Snake’s Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris)

 

Did you know……

The name Fritillaria comes from the Latin fritillus meaning dice-box, possibly referring to the chequered pattern on the flowers.
It’s also called chess flower, snake’s head fritillary, snake’s head, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, guinea flower, leper lily , Lazarus bell, chequered lily, chequered daffodil, drooping tulip or simply fritillary.
Source: Wikipedia

Snake's Head fritillary Fritillaria meleagris kievitsbloem light bokeh sunset

White Snake’s Head fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) in beautiful warm light at sunset



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