Fritillary Crown Imperial Bulb Collection
Tall and very statuesque, the crown imperials really are the jewels in the crown of the fritillary world. Often grown as key, statement bulbs for spring planting schemes, they are strong and sturdy, bearing whorls of bell-shaped flowers under lush, green crowns of foliage. Grow in rich, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.
This collection includes 6 bulbs, 3 each of Lutea (golden yellow) and Rubra (rich orange)
Spring BulbsInvaluable in the spring garden, without the reliable and charming flowers provided by this group, the garden would be a dull place indeed. They will fit into any planting scheme and are so easy to grow and care for, they will herald the spring and prepare for summer, year after year. Top grade bulbs supplied.
Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP)
Habit: Tall, Upright
Grow in rich, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Plant 12cm (5in) deep and 45cm (18in) apart. Handle the corms carefully as they are prone to bruising. Put some coarse sand in the planting holes and place the bulbs sideways. These corms are very intolerant of wet conditions. They must be kept dry in their dormant period.