Crocus mixed colour collection

large flowering crocus bulbs

50% off Crocus bulbs
30 bulbs £5.99 £3.00 Email me when in stock
25% off lighting & decorations
1 year guarantee
All bulbs delivered for £2.99

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately-fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: March and April
  • Flower colour: mixed
  • Other features: slender, strap-shaped, dull green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 7/8

    Shades of purple, lilac-blue, striped, orange and white make up this lush mix of goblet-shaped flowers that appear in March and April above slender, strap-shaped leaves. These vigorous, large-flowered Dutch crocuses are perfect for naturalising in the lawn or allowing to meander through the front of a sunny, well-drained site. To achieve a naturalistic effect broadcast small handfuls of bulbs, planting them where they fall.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the grass until after the leaves have died back.

Anemone blanda blue-flowered

winter windflower blue-flowered bulbs

A carpet of bright blue daisy-like flowers

£2.50 Buy

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Pink Pearl'

'prepared' hyacinth bulbs for forcing

A 'prepared' bulb for indoor displays

£2.99 Buy

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue'

garden hyacinth bulbs

Scented blue flowers for the garden

£3.49 Buy

Narcissus bulbocodium

species daffodil bulbs

One for the alpine bed

£1.79 Buy
 

Plant spring bulbs

Spring bulbs, such as daffodils and hyacinths, can be planted whenever the soil conditions allow. As a rough guide, cover them with about twice as much soil as the bulb is deep: so that a 5cm (2in) deep bulb would need a 15cm (6in) deep hole so that it

Read full article

Planting bulbs

Bulbs are ideal for anyone who rates themselves as 'keen-but-clueless' because they are one of the easiest plants to grow. Provided you plant them at the right time of year at more or less the right depth, they will reward you year after year with a rel

Read full article

Simple but stylish protection

If rabbits, deer, squirrels or cats devour or scratch up your plants these wire mesh protectors will give them time to get established. The pyramid-shaped 'Rabbit Proof Cloche' and dome-shaped 'Squirrel Proof Cloche'

Read full article

Plan ahead with bulbs

One of the great things about gardening is being able to look into the future with enthusiasm, and part of that is planting now for next spring. A gardener knows, when handling papery brown bulbs, that these insignificant little things will produce early

Read full article

Start the display early

When planning your spring bulb display, try to include some of the earliest flowering bulbs, including a ground-hugging scilla with an impossible Russian name - Scilla mischtschenkoana. This miniature bulb, originally collected in the 1930s, will flower w

Read full article