25 corms 261443-25 £5.50 In stock
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50 corms 261443-50 £9.95 In stock
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Or buy this as part of our The Carien Crocus Collection.

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The best, early crocus for grass, and the bees love them. Freely self-sows.

Due to a crop shortage, we are unable to supply Crocus tommasinianus this year but instead will be sending out Crocus tommasinianus ‘Whitewell Purple’, a very similar cultivar.

This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a gift message to your order, simply fill out the details at the delivery stage of the checkout.

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Genus Crocus tommasinianus
Group/Species tommasinianus
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Early Crocus
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 6/7

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Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 10cm (4in)
Spacing Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) deep,10cm (4in) apart.
Care Tips Can be naturalized easily in grass but wait until the foliage has died down in June to cut the grass.
Flowering February
Vase Life These will only last a couple of days in the vase, float them in a bowl as a table centrepiece for much need colour when little else is around.
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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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

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Crocus tommasinianus reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Tessa