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Fritillaria 'Rubra Major' (Crown imperial 'Rubra Major')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fritillaria 'Rubra Major'

Other names

Crown imperial 'Rubra Major'

Genus

Fritillaria Fritillaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Rubra Major' _ 'Rubra Major' is a summer flowering bulbous perennial that produces an umbel of pendant, orange-red, bell-shaped flowers, crowned with showy bracts.


Fritillaria 'Rubra Major' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Flower

Red, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Fritillaria 'Rubra Major' (Crown imperial 'Rubra Major') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant bulbs at four times their own depth in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Bulbs are delicate, so need to be handled carefully.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Fritillaria 'Rubra Major'

Other names

Crown imperial 'Rubra Major'

Genus

Fritillaria Fritillaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Rubra Major' _ 'Rubra Major' is a summer flowering bulbous perennial that produces an umbel of pendant, orange-red, bell-shaped flowers, crowned with showy bracts.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect


Colour

Flower

Red, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fritillaria 'Rubra Major' (Crown imperial 'Rubra Major') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant bulbs at four times their own depth in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Bulbs are delicate, so need to be handled carefully.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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