Crocus chrysanthus 'Blue Pearl'


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Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

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photo by Chris Burrows, copyright GAP Photos (316417)

Plant details

Chrysanthus hybrids, though smaller than other crocuses, open up on a sunny day and with their bright flowers announce spring is near! The blooms of 'Blue Pearl' appear in spring and are white blooms with soft lilac-blue outsides. Plant bulbs in autumn, 8-10cm (3-4in) deep in poor, gritty, well-drained soil in a sunny spot.

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Crocus

Species: chrysanthus

Cultivar: Blue Pearl

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 7cm

Spread: 5cm

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