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Crocus susianus

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to March
  • Height0.04m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourOrange-yellow pink-purple blue
  • Leaf ColourRed

Description

Crocus susianus. A low perennial clump with linear green leaves and cup-shaped flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, Africa, Asia and China

Interest and use

Plants are ideal for rock gardens and for slight forcing in bowls for an early indoor display.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, and most will require well drained soil with a sunny situation. Plant them about 5-6 cms deep in late summer or early autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate in early autumn by seeds or by division if the clumps of corms have formed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mice, voles and squirrels.

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