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Red Crown Imperial

Exotic-Looking and Bright-Colored!

  • SKU: 86435
  • Zones: 3-10
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Mid to Late Spring
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Red Crown Imperial

Description
Add very large, impressive-looking flowers to your mid-spring garden. These tall, exotic-looking plants produce lots of bell-shaped flowers that hang in 4" clusters below a tuft of foliage. The flowers' scent also chases away rodents.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameFritillaria imperialis 'Rubra'
  • Ships As20-22 CM
  • Height24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing12 - 18 inches
  • Spread12 - 18 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionred
  • Foliage TypeLeaves at the base of the stem are either in whorls or alternate, upper part of stem is bare except for tuft at top above flowers.
  • Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
  • Flower FormLarge bell-shaped flowers in clusters
  • Soil RequirementsVery-well drained soil. Bulbs are prone to rot.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Winter CareNo winter care.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones3-10
  • Planting InstructionsPlant bulbs 5 inches deep 12 inches apart.
  • Deer Resistant
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-6B  9/4/18 - 11/02/18 
7A-10B  9/4/18 - 11/16/18 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/12/2018



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate and tracking information.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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