Definition of crown imperial in English:

crown imperial

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noun

  • An Asian fritillary (plant) with a cluster of bell-like flowers at the top of a tall, largely bare stem.
    • Fritillaria imperialis, family Liliaceae
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    • The spectacular crown imperial was introduced to western Europe from Constantinople in 1576… More
    • These may include daffodils, tulips and crown imperials in May, to Scotch thistle and peonies in early summer through to late blooming phlox, rudbeckias and perennial sunflowers.
    • Are the crown imperials just like the other spring bulbs where they need to die naturally before cutting to the ground?

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