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  • species crocus bulbs
  • Eventual height: 0.1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.08m

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus

species crocus bulbs

Perfect for pollinators £3.99
Pot size 25 bulbs
25 bulbs

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February and March
  • Flower colour: lemon-yellow
  • Other features: slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Fragrant, golden-yellow, goblet-shaped flowers with a bronze-green base and purple markings on the outer petals, appear in February and March with their slender, strap-shaped leaves. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny border or lawn, they also work well in pots and windowboxes, where you will be better able to take advantage of their sweet smelling blooms. For the best results plant in early autumn in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in a gritty, well-drained soil.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

    • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs