crown imperial


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crown imperial

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(Plants) a liliaceous garden plant, Fritillaria imperialis, with a cluster of leaves and orange bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
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Noun1.crown imperial - Eurasian herb with a cluster of leaves and orange-red bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stemcrown imperial - Eurasian herb with a cluster of leaves and orange-red bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
checkered lily, fritillary - any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
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The unique crown imperial flower, which grows up side down, is being pushed to the brink of extinction, according to a report in the Tehran Times.
The 1950 Chrysler Crown Imperial limousine that served as General MacArthur's personal staff car.
8 Bizarre bulbs While many bulbs bring heady fragrance, including the sweetly-scented hyacinth, others have horrible odours, including the imposing crown imperial (Fritillaria imperialis).
FRITILLARIA IMPERIALIS (CROWN IMPERIAL) 'GARLAND STAR' (squiresgarden centres.co.uk) ADD a crown of orange to your borders with these majestic bulbs which reach up to 70cm (28in).
Fritillaria imperialis Crown Imperial) rland Star' squiresgarden centres.co.uk) ADD a crown of orange to your borders with these majestic bulbs which reach up to 70cm (28in).
Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial) 'Garland Star' (squiresgardencentres.co.uk) Add a crown of orange to your borders with these majestic bulbs which reach up to 70cm (28in).
Laurel and Sergio Osmena, Cadillac Fleetwood Series 75 Limousine of former president Manuel Roxas, Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine of former president Elpidio Quirino, Cadillac Series 75-23 of former president Ramon Magsaysay, Cadillac Sedan DeVille of former president Diosdado Macapagal, Lincoln Continental Mark VI of former president Ferdinand Marcos, Mercedes-Benz 500SEL of former president Corazon Aquino, Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Guard of former president Fidel V.
President Elpidio Quirino rides a 1953 Chrsyler Crown Imperial Limousine while President Ramon Magsaysay used a classis 1955 Cadillac Series 75-23.
Other highlights of the programme included Poeme Symphonique - Les Preludes, by Franz Liszt, William Walton's Crown Imperial and the theme from Superman Returns, by John Williams.
The Crown Imperial Coronation March by William Walton has been used for the coronation ceremonies of English monarchs as well as for royal weddings.
If you want a big imposing plant for your borders, little can beat crown imperial or Fritillaria imperialis.