Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra' - 15 Bulbs
Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra', - Crown Imperial Fritillary, Kaiser's Crown - produces large red-orange flower clusters up to 36 inches. It blooms mid-spring to early summer. They're native from Turkey to the Himalayas. Crown Imperial Fritillarys are wonderful in perennial borders, cutting gardens and bulb gardens.
Name(s): Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra', Crown Imperial Fritillary, Kaiser's Crown.
Flower Color: Red-Orange.
Bloom Time: Late spring, early summer.
Foliage: Herbaceous, green, lance-shaped.
Height/Spread: 36 inches x 12 inches.
Climate Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained, average, pH 6.1 to 7.8.
Planting Depth: 5 inches x 9 inches apart
Features: Deer resistant.
Uses: Massed planting, cutting gardens, bulb gardens, borders.
Comments: Plant 5 inches deep and 9 inches apart in average well-drained soil. It thrives in full sun to partial shade in USDA climate zones 4 to 8.
Bulb size is 20+ cm. This offering is for a box of 15 bulbs.
Shipping begins in mid September.