species crocus bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: February and March
- Flower colour: white with purple-splashed outer petals
- Other features: slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 5/7
Fragrant, white, goblet-shaped flowers with purple-splashed outer petals appear in February and March above the slender, strap-shaped leaves. This beautiful, bi-coloured crocus is perfect for naturalising in sunny, well-drained areas of a shrub border or lawn. For maximum impact plant in bold, naturalistic drifts in gritty, well-drained soil, where they will get plenty of sun.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.
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