Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus

50 + 25 FREE bulbs £11.97 £7.98
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Buy Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus species crocus bulbs: Noted for its scented flowers

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

    Fragrant, golden-yellow, goblet-shaped flowers with a bronze-green base and purple markings on the outer petals, appear in February and March with their slender, strap-shaped leaves. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny border or lawn, they also work well in pots and windowboxes, where you will be better able to take advantage of their sweet smelling blooms. For the best results plant in early autumn in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in a gritty, well-drained soil.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Very attractive, lighting up my patio in the Spring

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These Crocus are planted in a large pot on my patio to bring colour during the Spring.

Sue

West Midlands

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Another good buy from Crocus

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Always enjoy my purchases. They come perfectly packed and plants in excellent condition.

Dalreochgarden

Perthshire

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Perfect

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jyoti

North Wales

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Hello Spring

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The crocus bulbs (yellow, white and purple) have provided a welcome splash of colour in the garden beds and pots.

Gryphi

Clacton on Sea

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Beautiful for spring!

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Lovely planted in a group

Anita

Cobham

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