Plant Care Imperial Fritillary

Imperial Fritillary

Also known as

Crown imperial fritillary, Crown imperial fritillary, Crown imperial, Imperial fritillary and Kaiser's crown


Fritillaria imperialis

How to care for Imperial Fritillary


How often to water your Imperial Fritillary

Water needs for Imperial Fritillary
0.5 cups
every 9

Imperial Fritillary needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Imperial Fritillary

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Crown imperial fritillary in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Imperial Fritillary: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Imperial Fritillary love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Imperial Fritillary does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Imperial Fritillary in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Imperial Fritillary

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Imperial Fritillary: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Imperial Fritillary after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Imperial Fritillary is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Imperial Fritillary

Imperial Fritillary

Imperial Fritillary

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to Imperial Fritillary

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in