Crocus 'Ruby Giant'

25 bulbs £2.99
available to order from summer
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Crocus 'Ruby Giant' crocus bulbs: Large, robust, very early flowers

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

    Delightful, deep-purple flowers in February and March and narrow, mid-green leaves. This early spring-flowering crocus is one of the best for naturalising in grass. Larger and more robust than other 'Tommy' varieties, stands up well to winter weather, dying back gracefully after it has flowered.

  • 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 although......

4

If size matters and you'd also like a crocus with a darker hue, then I would recommend, with the proviso of it being fairly short-lived in my exceedingly limited experience.

Wendy

Oxfordshire

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excellant

5

good show in the first year despite some snowy weather just as they flowered. purchased as a gift for a friend but will be buying more for myself this year

wildrobin

Swindon

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An incredible colour to herald the beginning of spring.

5

Great on mass and in containers

Happy gardener

Coventry

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A splash of colour in March, beautiful

5

I'm a experimental gardener and just love to see what works for my garden/soil type. Loved these crocuses, easy planting instuctions and a great splash of colour in (very cold ) March. Perfect for my slightly shady walked front garden. I also popped a handful in a pot which looked lovely when they bloomed.

Pippa

East London

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I would buy this Crocus again.

5

Have used this in a raised front bed and with Crocus Conqueror and separately In the boarders. Crocus bulbs always makes me think Winter in moving into Spring.

Ian Yorkshire

Yorkshire

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Just coming into flower for their second year.

5

Lovely glowing purple/blue flowers make a striking patch in a bare corner.

Steamdrivenandy

North Staffs

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Brilliant!

5

These have flowered since the end of January and it is now the end of March and they are still going. They are bright and cheerful and the bees have loved them.

cornflowercollector

Perthshire

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I would buy these bulbs again no problem

5

They are great flowering bulbs!

Flynny

Durham

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