Crocus tommasinianus ‘Whitewell Purple’
£3.90 – £7.50
The best for naturalising
The lovely lilac-purple blooms of Crocus tommasinianus ‘Whitwell Purple’ have a soft silvery pale throat. It stands up well to early spring weather and is one of the best for naturalising.
Month: February – March
Light: full sun, partial shade
Soil: sand, clay, loam, chalk – well draining, gritty, moderately fertile
Bulb size: 5cm+
Beautiful deep purple buds open to flowers with bright orange anthers on this species crocus. Goes well with native primroses.
Care: plant 10cm deep in autumn. Plant in naturalistic-looking clusters. If planting in grass, do not mow until foliage has died off.