Red Crown Imperial Fritillaria
Red Crown Imperial Fritillaria is a regal beauty with striking hanging clusters of orange-red flowers that are neatly tucked under its crown of spiky green foliage. It is an heirloom flower bulb dating back to 1665 and was prominently displayed in victorian gardens. It will add a unique touch to your spring bulb gardens. Deer and rodent resistant
Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra'
Perennial, zones 3-10
Bulb Planting Depth: 8”
Spacing: 1 bulb per square foot, 10-12” apart
Light Needs: Full sun to light shade
Soil Needs: Organically rich soil, moist but well-drained
Bloom Time: Mid-spring
Uses: Flower beds, borders, cut flowers, deer and rodent resistant.
Care: Fritillaria prefers organically rich soil - amend the area with compost before planting. Feed with a granular flower bulb fertilizer at planting time or in the spring when the leaves emerge. Fritillaria does not like to be disturbed, once you have chosen its home it is recommended that you leave it where you plant it.