Crocus tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple'

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  • Position: full sun and partial shade
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: February and March
  • Flower colour: purplish-blue
  • Other features: narrow, mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 7/8

    This early spring-flowering crocus is perfect for naturalising in grass. It soon increases to form elegant colonies of slender, deep purplish-blue flowers, which open in February or March the moment the sun appears. The delicate flowers are somewhat deceptive, since it stands up well in wind and rain.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. 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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Gorgeous colour so easy to grow

By sue

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      an absolute plethora of colour so pleased they took to their location

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