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The Carien Crocus Collection

Named after my brilliant Dutch garden designer friend, Carien van Boxtel, this is a truly wonderful crocus collection which kicks off a succession of naturalised bulbs in her lawn in Zaltbommel, south of Amsterdam.
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150 corms

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
In Grass
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
February - March
Height
15cm (6in)
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
150 corms
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.
Cultivation
Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.

Description

Named after my brilliant Dutch garden designer friend, Carien van Boxtel, this is a truly wonderful crocus collection which kicks off a succession of naturalised bulbs in her lawn in Zaltbommel, south of Amsterdam. All the crocus here have been thriving and spreading for years; they are the prettiest, most delicate looking forms.

This collection contains 25 corms each of:

Care Tips

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