Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller'

I've seen these crocuses - or something very like them - growing on the edges of the snow in the White Mountains in Crete, the first sign of spring, even at 4000 feet. More
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I’ve seen these crocuses — or something very like them — growing on the edges of the snow in the White Mountains in Crete, the first sign of spring, even at 4000 feet. Grown with the similarly early flowering scilla, they bring spring closer in a windowbox or pot by your front door.

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Genus Crocus
Group/Species chrysanthus
Variety Ladykiller
Type Perennial
Common Name Crocus
Border Position Container Garden, In Grass
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
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
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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