Bold color and unusual form make the Variegated Crown Imperial a standout in back borders. Glossy, variegated, twisting leaves emerge in early spring and are followed by a thick flower stalk that produces up to 8 drooping, bell-shaped flowers in orange, red or yellow. A cluster of pointed, upright, leaflike bracts form a crest above the flowers. Native from Turkey to Kashmir, Crown Imperial looks best when planted in groups in sunny mixed perennial flowerbeds. Plant the bulbs in well-drained soil. Deer tend to avoid. Fritillaria imperalis 'Aureomarginata'
Perennial • Z5-9 • H34-36"xW8-12" • Mid Spring • Sun
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Plants 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 - 11/2/18|
|7A-10B||9/4/18 - 11/16/18|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18
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