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Fritillaria imperialis ‘Rubra’


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Fritillaria imperialis ‘Rubra’

A well known fritillaria imperialis which will brighten up your garden in early Spring.

Flower Colour: Red
Flowering Time: April/May
Height: 90cm/32″
Planting time: Autumn
Position: Sun/part shade
Soil type: Well drained
Planting depth: 3x depth of bulb
Spacing: 20cm/8″
Sold as: Bulb

Pre-order your bulbs now!

Shipping of bulbs ordered starts in the beginning of September!

Additional information


1 Bulb, 3 Bulbs, 6 Bulbs


Fritillaria bulb care


  • Fritillaria bulbs can be planted until the end of November.
  • Plant 2-3 the depth of the bulb.
  • In well-drained soil.
  • Generally, plant bulbs in a light sunny position, some varieties will tolerate part shade.
  • Most bulbs can be planted in pots or containers using a good quality compost.
  • Autumn planting bulbs are fully hardy
  • Avoid poor drained soil and waterlogged conditions.
  • Plant Fritillaria Imperialis (Crown Imperial) bulbs on the side to prevent water entering inside the bulb and rotting it.

Delivery Information

Dispatch of our autumn planting bulbs runs from the beginning of September through to the beginning of December.