Crocus tommasinianus 'Barr's Purple'

50% off crocus bulbs
20 bulbs £3.99 £1.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Crocus tommasinianus 'Barr's Purple' species crocus bulbs: Named after the renowned plantsman Peter Barr

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

    There is a silvery sheen to the outside of the petals, which adds another dimension to the soft puple of the blooms. Inside, golden-orange stamens produce a vibrant shot of contrasting colour. Plant these in clusters at the front of a border, cram them into pots for the patio, or use them to line the edges of a path. They are superb.

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

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Great colour for the end of the winter

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Great little flowers in pink and purple. Very healthy looking. I planted about 200 bulbs in the lawn and all have flowered in the first year. My soil is quite heavy clay but they seem to be happy. Some are in a sunny area and some in a more shady one. All perfectly fine. They'll look even better next year!

Maria Fernandez

Cambridge

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