These crocuses are colorful and cute and very early. They have a knack for popping out of the ground when you could really use a pick-me-up. White starts first, followed by creamy yellow, and finally lavender-pink. Hello, spring! Introduced 2015
|Quantity||Price per bulb|
|100 to 900||$ 0.17|
|1000 to 4900||$ 0.13|
|5000 to 9900||$ 0.11|
|10000 or more||$ 0.10|
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|Catalog Page (2021)||128|
|Flower Color||White, Soft Yellow, and Lavender-Pink|
|Bloom Time||Very Early|
|Sunlight||Full or Part|
|Good for Naturalizing||✓|
|Depth of Planting Hole||3 inches|
|Spacing||2 inches apart|
|Density||20-24 per sq. ft.|
To find the number of bulbs you need, enter the square footage of the planting area in the box below.
Need help figuring square footage? See How Many Bulbs Do I Need.
Plant in full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. For earliest bloom, put crocuses in a sunny, protected location—against the south-facing foundation of a house, for example. Can be planted in a lawn if you’re willing to hold off on mowing until the foliage begins to yellow.
Spring-flowering bulbs must be planted in the fall. They need cool soil to make roots before the onset of winter. Cool fall weather arrives at different times from north to south and from high elevations to low.
Please note that the temperature of the soil lags behind the air temperature. You can generally plant later than the windows provided in this map. As long as the ground is not frozen, you can still plant.
|Southern Limit||8b *|
|Western Limit||10b *|
|* Prechill in Zones 7b and warmer in the South, Southwest and California|
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