General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Malodorous
Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Other: Yellow edged green leaves
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Scale bulblet propagation
Pollinators: Bees

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Common names
  • Crown Imperial Fritillaria
  • Crown Imperial Fritillary

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Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2006-05-03
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2005-05-15
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2019-05-14

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