Crocus Chrysanthus Ard Schenk,BULBS
Pure white with bronze base. Crocus Chrysanthus Ard Schenk is early flowering with usually more than one flower per bulb, the flowers sparkle in the sun bringing the winter garden to light, these lovely crocus may be smaller than their larger Dutch cousins what they lack in size they will make up for in flower power.
When the weather’s dull and Crocus sieberi 'Tricolor' refuses to open her flower, the closed bloom will still provide a touch of sunshine from its sunny yellow-orange tubular base
Position: full sun
Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: February and March
Flower colour: purple-Wite
Other features: slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb size: 8/9
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Plant corms about 2-3" deep and 2-3" apart in the fall. If planted in the lawn, crocuses should be grouped and left unmowed until foliage yellows in late spring.