Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty'

This is a small, delicate and beautiful crocus, a pale and delicious Jersey cream, with soft flushes of apricot and the lightest feathering of purple. More
25 corms 261354-25 £6.50

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This is a small, delicate and beautiful crocus, a pale and delicious Jersey cream, with soft flushes of apricot and the lightest feathering of purple on the outer petal surface. It is short but strong, with the brilliant orange anthers a lovely contrast to the petal colour, with a gentle, sweet scent.

Genus Crocus
Group/Species chrysanthus
Variety Cream Beauty
Type Perennial
Common Name Snow Crocus
Border Position In Grass
Bulb Size 5
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a gritty, poor to moderately fertile soil. Ideal for growing in grass where the early blooms can be appreciated. Plant 10cm (4in) deep to deter mice from digging them up.
Care Tips Can be naturalized easily in grass but wait until the foliage has died down in June to cut the grass.
Flowering February - March
Vase Life These will only last a couple of days in the vase, but are wonderful nonetheless.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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