Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs

 
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These majestic Yellow Crown Imperial plants create elegant focal points in the garden rising 2 to 3 ft. tall with enormous yellow flowers. (Fritillaria lutea)

Zones 3 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 36-40" tall
Bulb Spacing1 bulb per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid spring
Size Bag of 1 - Bulb Size: 20-24 cm
SKU 62MIBU1
These majestic plants create elegant focal points in the garden. The elegant umbrella-like flowers stand tall and look down at your other plants. Lutea is clear butter yellow, and will be like a sunny spotlight rising over your other flowers. Spectacular!
SKU 62MIBU1
Common Name Crown Imperial
Botanical Name Fritillaria lutea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 36-40" tall
Bulb Size 20-24 cm
Bulb Spacing 1 bulb per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 8" deep. Plant bulb at a 45 degree angle so that water doesn't sit in the stem hole of the bulb.
Bloom Time Mid spring
Plant Type / Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Additional Information Heirloom Bulb. Unique scent helps keep animals away from your garden.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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American MeadowsYellow Crown Imperial Bulbs
 
2.7

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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43%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (3), Getting started (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

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4.0

I would buy this product again

By 

from Rogers ar

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

  • Small In Size

Best Uses

  • Garden
  • Outdoors

Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

I liked this product most because the yard rodents didn't bother it at all.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Hope to see one next year

By 

from Knox, Indiana

About Me Getting Started

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size
  • Pest Resistant

Cons

  • Requires Gardening Experience

Best Uses

  • Border Control

Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

The red Lilies grew just fine but only got the stem of 1 yellow and no flowers on it. The second bulb I had did not even grow. I think the awful dry weather from last year may have stunted them

 
1.0

Fritillaria

By 

from Accokeek, MD

Verified Reviewer

Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

Bulbs rotted even after given the best care.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Maybe it's a dwarf!

By 

from Schenectady, NY

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions

Cons

  • Small In Size

Best Uses

  • Garden

Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

I ordered this fritillaria because the ones I had in the garden had stopped flowering last year. Although it has flower buds which have not opened yet, they are very small.

The size of the plant is disappointing --- description says 2 to 3 feet tall --- mine is only about a foot tall. Maybe it will be bigger next year?

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

did not grow

By 

from DURHAM NC

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Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

did not grow

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Beautiful for 1 year only

By 

from Chicago, IL

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive

Cons

  • Difficult To Use

Best Uses

    Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

    My husband and I were so excited about these. They were expensive, but we decided it was worth it. We planted several and they all came up Spring 2009 except 1 (this happens, so we were not totally upset). They are very large, so expect a little extra work to get them planted. We fertilized and all of our other bulbs came up, but not these, not one of them. The area where we planted them looks very empty and I do not think they were worth the price for one year. Maybe they need 2 years to recharge, my fingers are crossed!

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    • Personal

    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    stanthevanman[@]

    By 

    from tulsa ok

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Yellow Crown Imperial Bulbs:

    no idea but ill figure it out!

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    • Personal

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    USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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