Crocus

Crocus 'Snow Bunting'

Crocus - Crocus  'Snow Bunting'

Common Name: Crocus
Genus: Crocus
Cultivar: 'Snow Bunting'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers, Provides winter colour

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

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White, 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

Yellow-centred white flowers with a faint purple flush on the outside of the petals add dazzling colour in late winter. Scatter the bulbs in large handfuls on top of the lawn and plant them where they fall to form naturalised drifts or fill gaps at the front edge of a sunny border with generous clumps. If space is at a premium they also look sweet when crowded into pots or windowboxes.

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



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