Definition of crown imperial in English:

crown imperial

Syllabification: crown im·pe·ri·al


An Asian fritillary (plant) with a cluster of bell-like flowers at the top of a tall, largely bare stem.
  • Fritillaria imperialis, family Liliaceae
More example sentences
  • 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?

More definitions of crown imperial

Definition of crown imperial in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsembləns
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…