Crocus

Crocus chrysanthus 'Zwanenburg Bronze'

Crocus - Crocus chrysanthus  'Zwanenburg Bronze'

Common Name: Crocus
Genus: Crocus
Species: chrysanthus
Cultivar: 'Zwanenburg Bronze'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for a rock garden, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.10 m (10 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.05 m (5 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Bronze, Yellow
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 yellow goblet-shaped flowers with bronze markings on the outer petals in February and March and slender strap-shaped dull green leaves. These handsome early spring-flowering crocuses are ideal for a sunny rock garden or raised bed. They soon increase to form large clumps that can be divided in early autumn for use in other sunny well-drained areas of the garden.

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

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