Fritillaria imperialis Aureomarginata

Crown Imperial

$9.95 ea.

In stock for Fall 2018

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Plant Code: BFRAU

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Twisted green and yellow variegated foliage emerges in spring followed by a majestic smoky flower stalk shooting skyward encircled with orange pendulous flowers. But wait along comes a spiky spider-like plant sitting aloft crowning the blossoms with another set of leaves. Surprising and whimsical! 1 bulb per bag. Bulb size 18/20 cm.

Fritillaria prefer well-drained soil and full sun.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Tall 36"
Spacing: Plant 10-12" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Orange
Accent: Orange

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • Rabbit Resistant

Fritillaria General Information

A delight in practically any setting, and their unusual shape draws the eye to them. The bulbs have a faint odor which helps in keeping voles out of the garden.

Fritillaria Plant Care

Plant 12" apart and 6" deep. Give them sun and a well-drained soil that stays dry in the summer.