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Crocus Tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple' (Crocus Bulbs)

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Crocus tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple' (crocus bulbs)

Crocus Tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple' (Crocus Bulbs)


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Position: full sun and partial shade
Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: February and March Flower colour: purplish-blue Other features: narrow, mid-green leaves
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb size: 5/6This early spring-flowering crocus is perfect for naturalising in grass. It soon increases to form elegant colonies of slender, deep purplish-blue flowers, which open in February or March the moment the sun appears. The delicate flowers are somewhat deceptive, since it stands up well in wind and rain.Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

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