dog's tooth violet bulbs
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Lightly mottled green leaves with chestnut marbling set off the buttercup-yellow tiffany lamps on this free-flowering bulb.
- Position: partial shade
- Soil: fertile, humus-rich, freely draining soil that does not dry out
- Rate of growth: fast
- Flowering period: March and April
- Flower colour: yellow
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 1
Each stem of this plant will carry up to 10 nodding, sulphur-yellow flowers with a brown central ring and deep yellow anthers. The foliage can be equally showy as it has either bronze-mottled, or fainter white marbling on the deep green, glossy leaves. In early spring this combination makes a very colourful display in woodlands and meadows. This is a vigorous plant which will form clumps and spread.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs 15 - 20cm deep and 15cm apart in naturalistic drifts where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Try to avoid planting under shrubs or trees that will soak up all the soil moisture in the summer.
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Q:When should i plant Erythronium Pagoda ?Asked on 11/8/2015 by irisfanatical from york
These bulbs should be planted in autumn, so should go in the ground as soon as possible after they arrive.Answered on 12/8/2015 by Helen from crocus
Thesebulbs should be planted in autumn, so can go in the ground as soon as they arrive.Answered on 12/8/2015 by Helen from crocus
Q:in the third picture there is a very dark flower growing with this, can you tell me what it is please as I would like to pair them. Not the pale blue the almost purple/black.Asked on 7/8/2015 by eagerbeaver from kent
This looks like one of the dark-flowered hellebores such as Helleborus × hybridus 'Harvington Shades of the Night' - please click on the following link to go straight to it.
http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/helleborus--hybridus-harvington-shades-of-the-night/classid.2000003491/Answered on 12/8/2015 by Helen from crocus
Q:When should I plant erythronium pagoda?Asked on 18/8/2014 by Eartha from Truro cornwall
These bulbs are planted in the autumn.
Hope this helpsAnswered on 27/8/2014 by Anonymous from crocus
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