Crocus 'Gipsy Girl'
species crocus bulbs
- available to order from summer
- 20 bulbs
- Standard £4.95
- Position: full sun
- Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: February and March
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb Size: 5/7
Large, fragrant, yellow flowers with purple-striped outer petals in February and March and slender, strap-shaped, dull green leaves. These spectacular, striped, spring-flowering bulbs look great emerging from a sunny rock garden or raised bed. To achieve the best results plant in early autumn in bold, naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in gritty, well-drained soil.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.