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Fritillaria imperialis Aurora

Fritillaria imperialis Aurora

Fritillaria imperialis Aurora is lovely ornamental spring bloomer; its stately crowns hang down from the top o... read more

Fritillaria imperialis Aurora is lovely ornamental spring bloomer; its stately crowns hang down from the top of 3ft upright stems and have orange red bell-shaped flowers. Naturalizing over the years makes them perfect for planting in your herbaceous border. Best left undisturbed they will re-appear more abundant each year.

Fragrant Very easy to grow


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Fritillaria imperialis Aurora - 1 flower bulb

Fritillaria imperialis Aurora - 1 flower bulb A00068 - Imperialis Aurora

Bulb size 20/22 - Delivered as flower bulb(s) 84 pcs in stock

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Fritillaria imperialis Aurora

Fritillaria imperialis Aurora is lovely ornamental spring bloomer; its stately crowns hang down from the top of 3ft upright stems and have orange red bell-shaped flowers. Naturalizing over the years makes them perfect for planting in your herbaceous border. Best left undisturbed they will re-appear more abundant each year.

Details Fritillaria imperialis Aurora

  • Not eaten by animals
  • Fragrant
  • Very easy to grow
  • Blooms: April
  • Flower colour: orange
  • Full grown height: 75 - 100 cm
  • Full grown width: 25 - 50 cm
  • Plant location: Sun and semi shade
  • Plant depth: 25 cm
  • Plant spacing: 35 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Imperialis Aurora

Imperialis Aurora are quite easy to grow, choose a position that receives some sunlight every day. Handle Imperialis Aurora with care and never let the fleshy scales dry out. Add some sand to the planting hole and plant Imperialis Aurora on its side so that the hollow crown does not hold water and surround it with coarse sand to improve drainage.

Drainage is very important and Imperialis Aurora work better in a stony soil. Stake the taller species for support during the flowering period and fertilise with organic fertiliser early spring and every couple of years apply a mulch of well-rotted compost.

The shorter species are best grown in clumps in borders; groups of 5-7 bulbs are most effective. After flowering let the foliage die back naturally and cut back stems to ground level and mark the spot with a cane to avoid damaging the bulb during the dormant season.

Best left undisturbed.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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