Fritillaria CROWN

Crown Imperial. The very sturdy flower stem has narrow and tapered glossy leaves on the lower half. The lily-like flowers, shaped like a trumpet, are accompanied by a crown of green leaves. Each veined petal has a clearly visible honey stamp on the inside. You can enjoy the delicious honey flavour by tapping the flower lightly once in the early morning, after the dewdrops have done their work (keeping your hand underneath, of course) to taste this delicious liquid. The typical 'fox smell' of imperial crowns, which is said to keep moles, field mice and voles away, is caused by one volatile substance, a sulphurous terpene, produced by the plant. Around the mid-16th century, the first fritillaries were planted in Leiden, via Vienna, Austria, by Carolus Clusius. Origin: Turkey, southeastern and western Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Kashmir mountains. To get good flowering for several consecutive years, it is important to provide the fritillaries with a good amount of nutrition and organic matter every year. Replanting is only necessary if the groups have become too massive.

Fritillaria CROWN

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Fritillaria 'Argenteovariegata'
Cultivated since 1771. The available batch comes from the Hortus Bulborum in Limmen. The flower colour is red. The leaves, because that is what it is all about, are green with a silver edge and vary in width.
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Fritillaria 'Aureomarginata'
Cultivated since 1661. Flower colour: orange-red with a hint of red. The leaves have a distinctive cream-yellow edge.
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€7.50

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Fritillaria 'Early Dream'
Probably originates from Fritillaria raddeana x Fritillaria eduardi var. inodora. After flowering appear very decorative seed pods that are nice to dry. Both the flowers and the bulbs are virtually odourless. Nice subtle colours, many veined...
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€3.50

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Fritillaria 'Early Fantasy'
An crown imperial with subtle colours, the top of the flower is orange-red, towards the tips soft orange. Has a good height for the border, about 60 cm. Early flowering.
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€4.50

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Fritillaria 'Early Passion'
Another new group in the range of crown imperials. Nice subtle colours, many veined flowers, but most of all they have a very useful height for in the border, around 60-70 cm. Flowers pleasantly early.
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€4.25

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Fritillaria 'Early Sensation'
Keizerskroon, een wat vroeger bloeiende selectie in een zachte tint geel. Hoogte 80-100 cm.
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Fritillaria 'Garland Star'
A Fritillaria that was registered in 2004. Sturdy 75 cm high purple-brown stalk with small green spots. Well-growing variety with many 6.5 cm wide grey-orange flowers. The bells are orange on the inside with orange-red veins.
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Fritillaria 'Helena'
Crown imperial. The very sturdy flower stem has narrow and tapered glossy leaves its lower half. The lily-like flowers, shaped like a trumpet, are accompanied by a crown of green leaves. Origin: Turkey, south-east and west of Iran, Afghanistan,...
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€4.50

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Fritillaria 'Maxima Lutea'
Crown imperial. The very sturdy flower stem has narrow and tapered glossy leaves its lower half. The lily-like flowers, shaped like a trumpet, are accompanied by a crown of green leaves. Origin: Turkey, south-east and west of Iran, Afghanistan,...
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Fritillaria 'Paradise Beauty'
New crown imperial with bronze-yellow flowers. The very sturdy flower stem has narrow and tapered glossy leaves its lower half. The lily-like flowers, shaped like a trumpet, are accompanied by a crown of green leaves. Origin: Turkey, south-east...
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€4.50

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Fritillaria 'Red Beauty'
Crown imperial. The very sturdy flower stem has narrow and tapered glossy leaves its lower half. The lily-like flowers, shaped like a trumpet, are accompanied by a crown of green leaves. Origin: Turkey, south-east and west of Iran, Afghanistan,...
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€3.95

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Fritillaria 'Sunset'
Crown imperial lily. Around the middle of the sixteenth century the first fritillarias were planted in Leiden, via Vienna (Austria) by Carolus Clusius. Origin: Turkey, south-east and west of Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Kashmir mountains....
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€3.50

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