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 £4.95 In stock
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50 corms 261354-50 £8.50 In stock
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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 Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Snow Crocus
Border Position Container, Front, In Grass
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 8cm (3in)
Spacing Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a gritty, poor to moderately fertile soil
Care Tips Can be naturalised 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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