Crocus chrysanthus ‘Spring Beauty’
Bi-colour species crocus
Another tough species crocus, this one in mauve-lilac that is beautifully marked on the outside of the petals in deep purple, over a white base. Softly scented.
Height: 10 cm
Month:February / March
Light: full sun
Soil: sand, clay, loam, chalk – well draining, gritty, moderately fertile
Care: plant 10cm deep in autumn. Plant in naturalistic-looking clusters. If planting in grass, do not mow until foliage has died off.