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Colchicum agrippinum

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2/3 flowering size bulbs in a long tom pot

Colchicum agrippinum | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Colchicum agrippinum

Common names

Crocus

Description

Colchicum agrippinum (Crocus). An easily grown upright stalked clump of about 15 cm in height native to Greece to S.W Turkey. Bears attractive star-shaped, checkered flowers in shades of purple and pink to 8 cm across in autumn. Tufts of lance-shaped to linear, broad leaves follow.

Cultivation

The are fully to frost hardy, and will need an open sunny situation with well drained soil. Plant at a depth of approximately 9cm.

Interest and use

Grown for their mainly goblet shaped blooms.

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Colchicum agrippinum | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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