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Fritillaria imperialis

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Hardy Bulb
What is Hardy Bulb?
Plant that grows from an underground storage organ.
Generally supplied in a dormant condition with no top growth.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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  • Customer favourite
  • Dramatic scarlet flowers
  • Ideal for the back of borders
A monarch among bulbs! Dramatic crowns of scarlet bell shaped flowers are topped with a whirl of leaf like bracts. Just a few of their tall stately stems is sufficient to create a bold display. Ideal for the back of borders where their impressive height can be best appreciated. The foxy aroma of the bulbs is also said to deter moles and rodents. Height: 150cm (5'). Spread: 30cm (12").

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Alpine & Rockery, Exotic Garden, Low Maintenance Garden, Specimen Plant

Hardy

full sun

150cm (60in)

30cm (12in)

3 Fritillaria Bulbs (V11750)
6 Fritillaria Bulbs (V11598)

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Flowering Months
After flowering allow the foliage die back naturally. When leaves and stems have yellowed, cut them back to ground level.
Caution: irritant to skin and eyes. The fragile Crown Imperial bulbs should be carefully planted in September and October. Choose a position in full sun. Fritillaria imperialis prefers a fertile, free draining soil. The bulbs are particularly susceptible to rotting in wet soils so add plenty of grit and a little well rotted manure or compost prior to planting. Plant bulbs at a depth of 12cm (5") and 20cm (10") apart. Water well to settle the soil.

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