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botanical name:
Fritillaria imperialis
Fritillaria imperialis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Crown imperial
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Spring flowering bulb. Up to 5 bell-shaped orange flowers are held above the foliage on upright stems and crowned by small leaf-like bracts.

Plant bulbs about 15cm deep. Well drained, fertile soil in full sun.

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