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Crocus 'Orange Monarch'

A wonderful start to a bulb succession or lasagne, with a carpet of ‘Orange Monarch’ dazzling and cheery from early March.
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DELIVERY INFORMATION
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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial (grown as an annual)
Position
Container Garden, In Grass
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
Februrary - March
Height
15cm (6in)
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Cultivation
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.

Description

A wonderful start to a bulb succession or lasagne, with a carpet of ‘Orange Monarch’ dazzling and cheery from early March. As the top layer, any later tulips or hyacinths can then push their way through.

Care Tips

Can be naturalized easily in grass but wait until the foliage has died down in June to cut the grass.