Crocus Large Flowering Collection

£46.00

The collection of crocus contains five varieties which will provide stunning colour in your garden and as crocus naturalise they will provide you with colour for many years.

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Description

This collection of crocus is perhaps one of our most popular collections. The collection of crocus contains five varieties which will provide stunning colour in your garden. Crocus are also very suited to growing in containers. As crocus naturalise they will provide you with colour for many years.

Collection contents: 100 Bulbs 20 each of Joan of Arc (White), Mammoth Yellow (Yellow), Remembrance (Blue), Flower Record (Purple) and Pickwick (Striped).

Cultivation Instructions:

Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and plant bulbs as per the growing information below. Ideally grown in soils that are humus rich and free draining. In heavier soils such as clay, cultivate the top layer of soil and add grit and well rotted humus which will help to provide the drainage that they need. When planting the crocus in grassland use a bulb planter or ease up the turf with a spade and plant the bulbs underneath. They naturalise really well and will spread out to cover a wide area. A lovely group of bulbs that are ideal to grow in semi to full shade, in the borders/garden or in containers. They bring early colour to the garden, flowering in February/March and of course they work well with many plants and bulbs.

Care tips:

Remember to feed well during the leaf and flowering stage to ensure they grow and bulk up well for subsequent years growth.

The larger flowering varieties are ideal for planting in banks, lawns and grassland.

They work really well when planted with dwarf daffodils and muscari.

Growing Information:

Flowering Height: 4-6″ (10-15cm)

Flowering Period: Late February-March

Soil type: All free draining humus rich soils.

Aspect: Full sun or partial shade.

Scented: No significant scent.

Planting Depth: 8-10cms

Spacing: 5-8cms apart.

Full growing instructions provided.

New season bulbs will be dispatched from September onwards.

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