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Red Crown Imperial Fritillaria

Exotic-Looking and Bright-Colored!
Add very large, impressive-looking flowers to your mid-spring garden. These tall, exotic-looking plants produce lots of bell-shaped flowers that hang in 4" clusters below a tuft of foliage. The flowers' scent also chases away rodents.
  • Zone 5-9
  • Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name:

    Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra'

  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Ship As: 20-22 CM
  • Spacing: 6 - 12"
  • Spread: 6 - 12"
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: red
  • Foliage Type: Leaves at the base of the stem are either in whorls or alternate, upper part of stem is bare except for tuft at top above flowers.
  • Bloom Time: Mid spring
  • Flower Form: Bell-shaped flowers in clusters hang below a tuft of foliage.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 8" deep and 8-12" apart. Good drainage is essential. Bulbs of all fritillaria are fragile and must be handled with care. It is important to keep bulbs protected and slightly moist. Do not let bulb dry out.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained but will tolerate a wide range of soils.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate. Large bulbs often take a year to settle in after planting.
  • Pruning: Let foliage die down naturally. Leaves provide nourishment for the bulbs to produce future growth and blooming.
  • Winter Care: Mulch +/- 2". Leave a layer of mulch on during flowering season.
  • Additional Information: Divide bulbs every three to five years in fall when the plants become crowded.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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