Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea'

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Buy Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea' crown imperial bulb: Striking and exotic-looking blooms

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 18-20

    Clusters of striking, bright yellow, bell-like flowers on sturdy stems are topped with a ruff of leaf-like bracts in May and June. These imposing and long-lasting bulbs look fabulous emerging from a sunny, well-drained herbaceous border. After flowering remove the ripening leaves - left in place the seedpods provide sculptural interest for several months.

  • Garden care: Plant 20cm deep (ideally on their sides) from September to November in fertile, well-drained soil, taking care not to damage the fragile bulbs. To minimise unnecessary disturbance use a marker indicating where the bulbs have been planted.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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Lovely for one year

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Planted in a pot on the patio. 1 in 3 grew and then 1 that grew never came back the next year.

Nicky C.Egg

Cumbria

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Very happy with these bulbs

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Striking plant, very healthy bulbs

Belinda

Birmingham

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