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Crocus chrysanthus 'Herald'

Quick overview

Crocus chrysanthus is a species native to the Balkans and Turkey. A favourite with gardeners, called the snow crocus due to flowering earlier than other types with beautiful fragrant flowers. Herald the new season, thes special flowers have graceful soft yellow petals with deep yellow centres and for a stunning contrast, chocolate coloured outside petals.

CODE Option Availability  
Option:40 Bulbs
SPP00236c
In stock
£12.40
Option:20 Bulbs
SPP00236b
In stock
£7.20
Option:80 Bulbs
SPP00236d
In stock
£22.40

Crocus flowers have a beautiful range, from smaller flowering species to larger cultivar. Crocus corms will delight you in autumn as well light the way to a new spring season. Perennial plants that will naturalise planted in container displays, lawns, rock gardens and under trees.

Plant Details

Flowering Time:
February to March
Genus / Species:
Crocus chrysanthus
Cultivar / Variety:
'Herald'
Common Name:
Crocus
Height / Spread:
10cm/5cm
Type:
Hardy Perennial Bulb
Bulb Size:
5/7
Scented:
Scented
Pollinator Friendly:
Yes

Preferred Conditions

Planting Depth:
5cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained soil, generally semi gritty and moderately fertile
Where to Plant:
Container displays/front of borders/under trees/grassed areas/rock gardens
Position:
Full sun or part shade
Watering:
Generally only in hot conditions or when in containers keep moist
Care Tips:
Perennial plants will come back each year so decide to plant them in final growing positions or if you grow them as container displays they can be planted out after flowering.
Feeding:
After flowering you can apply a balanced liquid fertiliser weekly for a month to build up the bulbs for next year.

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