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Fritillaria imperialis

'Fritillaria' is a plant in the Fritillaria (Missionbell) genus with a scientific name of Fritillaria imperialis. The botanical name epithet for Fritillaria (imperialis) means 'imperial'.Fritillaria grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Fritillaria normally grows to a max height of 3.25 feet (that's 1.00 metres metric). This plant tends to bloom in late spring. Popular varieties of Fritillaria with home gardeners are Lutea, Rubra Maxima, Rubra, Aurora and Inodora Purpurea.

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How to grow Fritillaria

  • Partial Sun

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun.

See our list of companion Plants for Fritillaria to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Fritillaria from seed

Transplanting Fritillaria

Plant bulbs about 20cm deep

Common Fritillaria problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Fritillaria plants:

Fritillaria Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin imperialis meaning “imperial”

Other names for Fritillaria

Crown imperial, Crown imperial fritillaria

Fritillaria imperialis L. [excluded]

Fritillaria care instructions

How long does Fritillaria take to grow?

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