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Colchicum ‘Waterlily’

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1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Colchicum ‘Waterlily’

Common names

Autumn crocus, Crocus, Naked ladies


Colchicum ‘Waterlily’ (Autumn crocus). This variety is striking for its large double flowers often with 20 petals and lilac rose in colour. The flowers often become top-heavy and will droop over.


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 ‘Waterlily’ | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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