Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller'

Crocus - Crocus chrysanthus  'Ladykiller'

Common Name: Crocus
Genus: Crocus
Species: chrysanthus
Cultivar: 'Ladykiller'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.08 m (8 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.05 m (5 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: February & March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Fragrant white goblet-shaped flowers with purple-splashed outer petals appear in February and March above the slender strap-shaped leaves. This beautiful bi-coloured crocus is perfect for naturalising in sunny well-drained areas of a shrub border or lawn. For maximum impact plant in bold naturalistic drifts in gritty well-drained soil where they will get plenty of sun.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

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