GIANT CROCUS Bulbs, PICKWICK, Dutch Crocus Bulbs
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The finest crocuses grown anywhere in the world! Experts have selected five varieties from leading Dutch growers for superior growth and blooming in all areas of America. Holland's best bulbs produce big, bright, long-lasting flowers early in the seasonâweeks before other blooms arrive on the scene.
Large flowering crocuses are among the most widely grown early spring bulbs (actually corms). Each 'Pickwick' corm produces several upright, cuplike, silver-lilac flowers with darker lilac stripes on stems rising to 4-6" and basal, grass-like leaves. Versatile and easy to grow. Blooms shortly after snowdrops . Naturalizes well.
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.
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