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  • Eventual height: 0.08m
  • Eventual spread: 0.05m

Crocus biflorus 'Blue Pearl'

crocus bulbs

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
50 + 25 FREE bulbs £11.97 £7.98
50 + 25 FREE bulbs £11.97 £7.98
25 bulbs £3.99
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  • 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/+

    Yellow-throated, white flowers with soft, silvery, lilac-blue outer petals in February and March. The flowers are framed by slender, strap-shaped, grey-green leaves. These spring-flowering bulbs are versatile and easy-to-grow. They are suitable for naturalising in grass or planting in sunny areas of a rock garden or shrub border. They need well-drained soils and prefer dry summers.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in tight clusters to form naturalistic drifts 10cm deep where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Keep a look out for mice or squirrel damage. This can sometimes be avoided by laying a piece of chicken wire over the bulbs before you cover them with soil. If you are growing these in grass, avoid mowing it until the leaves have completely died back.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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