Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea'

1 bulb £6.99
available to order from late summer
2 + 1 FREE bulbs £20.97 £13.98
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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 and 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 (8in) deep 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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