Crocus speciosus 'Conqueror'

autumn crocus bulbs

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: late September to late October
  • Flower colour: purple
  • Other features: narrow, mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 7/8

    Very beautiful, goblet shaped, rich violet blue flowers appear from late September to late October, and are followed by narrow, mid-green leaves. This popular autumn-flowering crocus is ideal for naturalising in a sunny shrub border among deciduous shrubs or for scattering through the lawn. Often the earliest autumn crocus to bloom, it soon increases to form large colonies.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July to September in gritty, well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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      I have used this Crocus as part of a newly-planted smallish border composed of blue-flowered plants flowering in progression. Time will tell whether it proves successful.

      My rating (Headline)stems from lack of experience with this cultivar.

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