Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • species crocus bulbs
  • Eventual height: 0.1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.08m

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus

species crocus bulbs

Perfect for pollinators £3.99 £2.79
30% off crocus bulbs
Pot size 25 bulbs
25 bulbs
Quantity
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February and March
  • 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
Share

Goes well with...

  • De Wit hand crocus / snowdrop bulb planter
    De Wit hand crocus / snowdrop bulb planter
    £14.99 £12.74 Buy
  • RHS long handled bulb planter
    RHS long handled bulb planter
    £32.99 Buy
  • De Wit hand bulb planter
    De Wit hand bulb planter
    £21.99 £18.69 Buy
  • Bulb starter with rootgrow
    Bulb starter with rootgrow
    £5.99 Buy
  • Terracotta bulb bowl
    Terracotta bulb bowl
    £18.99 Buy
  • Stainless steel long handled bulb planter
    Stainless steel long handled bulb planter
    £34.99 Buy
  • Bulb fibre
    Bulb fibre
    £3.49 Buy
  • Long handled bulb planter
    Long handled bulb planter
    £17.99 Buy