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botanical name:
Fritillaria imperialis 'Maxima Lutea'
Fritillaria imperialis 'Maxima Lutea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Crown imperial
synonyms:  Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea Maxima'
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Large, bell-shaped bright yellow flowers on erect stems with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top. Flowers in early summer.

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

other notes:
RHS AGM

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