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

Crocus biflorus 'Blue Pearl'

crocus bulbs

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
20% OFF crocus bulbs
25 bulbs £4.99 £3.99
25 bulbs £4.99 £3.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 5

    Yellow-throated, white flowers with soft, silvery, lilac-blue outer petals in February and March, framed by slender, strap-shaped, grey-green leaves. Versatile and easy to grow, these spring-flowering bulbs 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 lookout for damage by mice or squirrels. 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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