Crocus chrysanthus 'Zwanenburg Bronze'

This is a tiny crocus, its three outer petals' exterior brushed with dark, mahogany crimson which runs on down the stem, opening to the brilliant gold-orange of the three inner petals. More
25 corms 261356-25 £12.50

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This is a tiny crocus, its three outer petals’ exterior brushed with dark, mahogany crimson which runs on down the stem, opening to the brilliant gold-orange of the three inner petals. The contrast between these two blocks of colour looks fantastic in splendid isolation in a pot, and in grass. It’s a very early flowerer from February, one of the reasons I love it — its tiny trumpets showing up clearly with the grass still short.

Genus Crocus
Group/Species chrysanthus
Variety Zwanenburg Bronze
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 Lightly 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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Crocus chrysanthus 'Zwanenburg Bronze' reviews

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Reviewed 24th August 2019 by Karen

I'm sure they'll be great but they aren't here yet!