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Fritillaria imperialis

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frih-til-AIR-ee-ah im-per-ee-AH-lis
Description

Should be planted in an area that retains moisture throughout the year.  Plant bulbs 12 in. apart, 1 per sq. ft., to a depth of 8 in. to base of the bulb.

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Fritillaria
    Species:
    imperialis
    Family:
    Liliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southern Turkey to Western Himalaya
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Flower Description:
    Showy, fragrant. Blooms mid-spring, April/May.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Form:
    Straight
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden