These flowers beautiful deep purple colour stands out and looks at its best planted amongst snowdrops, miniature daffodils and striped crocus.
Crocus is a genus of flowering plant in the iris family comprising of 90 species growing from corms. Crocuses are cultivated for their flowers, appearing in early spring with excellent colour combinations. Their hardiness and early flowering make them a must in the garden. Crocuses are native to woodlands, scrub, and meadows from sea level.
A must for spring, they can be planted in borders, rockery gardens, tubs, pots and even lawns. Multiplies rapidly! And performs best in very large groups
For planting in lawns, cut a small section of turf fold back roughly and break up the soil with a folk, place the bulbs pointy end up and then simply roll back the turf.
Avoid mowing the grass for a couple of weeks until the foliage withers and dies back naturally; as the green leaves provide nourishment for the crocus bulbs. allow foliage to be left intact until it withers and dies back fully.
Provide full sun to partial shade and average to well-drained soil. But avoid planting in area where the soil dries out a lot in the summer months.
Crocus Purple Bulb ‘Flower Record’
Any free draining soil in a sunny spot.