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Crocus tommasinianus 'Barr's Purple'

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Crocus tommasinianus 'Barr's Purple'

species crocus bulbs

  • available to order from autumn
  • 20 bulbs
  • £4.99
  • Unavailable
  • 60 bulbs
  • £14.97 £12.00
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  • Standard
  • 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

    There is a silvery sheen to the outside of the petals, which adds another dimension to the soft puple of the blooms. Inside, golden-orange stamens produce a vibrant shot of contrasting colour. Plant these in clusters at the front of a border, cram them into pots for the patio, or use them to line the edges of a path. They are superb.

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

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