Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima
Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima
Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima

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Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima

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  • Award winner produces a tall stem with a cluster of bell-shaped blooms in fiery red-orange under a crown of green foliage
  • These unique-looking plants add colour and excitement to spring flowerbeds, borders or containers
  • The hardy perennial, naturalizes for elegant blooms year after year

How many plants do I need? Recommend spacing 25 cm.

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About Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima

Rising high above all other plants in the spring garden, award winning Fritillaria Imperialis Rubra Maxima, also known as 'Red Crown', is full of elegance and splendor. This heirloom favourite, has large, bell-shaped flowers of fiery orange-red that grow in clusters under a crown of shiny green foliage and sit atop thick, tall stems. With long-lasting flowers, a musky fragrance that pollinators love and rodents hate, the Rubra Maxima will create a focal point when planted in groups amongst other mid-spring blooms along flower beds and at the back of borders. Easy to grow, this hardy perennial will keep coming back year after year.

  • Blooms in
    Blooms in Spring
  • Height
    Height 80-100 cm (32-40 in)
  • Packaged
    Packaged Holland
  • Light Requirements
    Light Requirements Full sun, Partial shade
  • Bulb size
    Bulb size 20/24 cm
  • Spacing
    Spacing 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Origin
    Origin Holland
  • Watering
    Watering Moderate
  • Usage
    Usage Container Garden, Cut Flower, Fragrant Garden, Garden Bed
  • Plant Characteristics
    Plant Characteristics Pollinator Friendly, Fragrant, Deer Resistant, Heirloom, Outdoor
  • Winterization
    Winterization Yes
  • Plant Life Cycle
    Plant Life Cycle Perennial

How to Grow Fritillaria Imperialis

Planting Fritillaria Imperialis

  • Plant these bulbs in fall.
  • These bulbs typically have a hole in the top centre where last year’s stem grew. This looks odd but is perfectly normal.
  • It is best to plant this bulb on its side - this prevents water collecting at the top of the bulb and causing it to rot.
  • Plant in a sunny to semi-shaded area about 20 cm (8 in) deep and 25 to 30 cm (10 to 12 in) apart.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.

Growing Fritillaria Imperialis

  • These bulbs do best in well-drained soil.
  • Fritillaria do best when the bulbs are left undisturbed for long periods of time. For this reason they are not recommended for containers.
  • Water as needed during active growth periods.

Fritillaria Imperialis Care

  • Fritillaria are deer and rodent resistant and will also keep rodents away from bulbs planted around.
  • When in bloom, feel free to cut some flowers for bouquets. The flowers can be picked without damaging the plant.

Winterizing Fritillaria Imperialis

  • After flowering, the leaves should be allowed to die down. The leaves will gather sunlight and provide nourishment for next year’s show.
  • These bulbs come back for several years.


Holland is where the garden party never stops! Renowned for its rich horticultural tradition and expertise, Holland is a flower-power paradise. Synonymous with vibrant blooms and top-tier bulbs, 80% of the world’s bulb cultivation has roots in Holland. Before our bulbs set sail on their global adventure, we conduct meticulous checks for size and disease. So, gear up to cultivate Dutch flower charm in your own garden!


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