Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty'

25 bulbs £2.99
available to order from summer 2018
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty' species crocus bulbs: A cream coloured crocus to brighten up the end of winter

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: February and March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 5/7

    Rich-cream goblets with brown flushes and deep golden-yellow throats, emerge in February and March amid slender, strap-shaped, mid green leaves. These spring-flowering crocuses are perfect for naturalising in sunny, well-drained areas of the lawn. Relatively vigorous, they soon form large colonies, which can be divided in early autumn for use in other parts of the garden.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in tight clusters to form naturalistic drifts 10cm deep where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Keep a look out for mice or squirrel damage This can sometimes be avoided by laying a piece of chicken wire over the bulbs before you cover them with soil. If you are growing these in grass, avoid mowing it until the leaves have completely died back.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Notes on Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty'

"Delicate clotted-cream crocus with a will to flower by February. Fully open it displays an orange style and a warm-yellow heart. When shut there's a hint of smudged charcoal."

Bulb planting instructions please Thank you, I have just received my first order from Crocus,- some Crocus bulbs, cream ones which I have been searching for everywhere. I am however rather surprised that there are absolutely no details enclosed with regard to planting i.e. how deep. I love gardening but do not have great knowledge and I do need to be reminded of these details. Please can you let me know what I should do with my bulbs. Clayre

Clayre Shield

Hello Clayre, I'm sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with the lack of instructions with the bulbs. We try to keep paperwork to a minimum, so we do aim to put loads of information on our site. We do have planting instructions for all our plants here, so just click on the following link to go straight to the Crocus Cream Beauty. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/crocus/crocus-chrysanthus-cream-beauty/classid.1000000352/ I hope this helps, and welcome to crocus. Helen Plant Doctor

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