Crocus Zonatus - autumn flowering crocus

Crocus kotschyanus

Crocus Zonatus - autumn flowering crocus - Crocus kotschyanus

Common Name: Crocus Zonatus - autumn flowering crocus
Genus: Crocus
Species: kotschyanus

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average

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

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Lilac
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: September to November

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

Beautiful pale lilac open goblet-shaped blooms with creamy-yellow stamens from September to November followed by narrow green leaves. This is a stunning autumn-flowering crocus which is ideal for naturalising in a dry sunny spot in the garden.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July or August in gritty well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back

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