Crocus 'Violet Queen'


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Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

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Crocus 'Violet Queen'

Plant details

Crocuses are spring-flowering plants native to Eastern Europe. Blooming from late-winter to early spring, they provide a much-needed source of nectar and pollen for queen bumblebees emerging from hibernation. They are easy to grow and particularly suited to growing in pots, and also naturalising in grass, where they quickly develop large carpets of colour. 

Crocus 'Violet Queen' is a beautiful cultivar, bearing deep violet flowers. Plant corms in autumn in gritty, well-drained soil in full sun. 

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Crocus

Cultivar: Violet Queen

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: Violet

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 8cm

Spread: 10cm

Time to plant: September to November

Flowering period: February to April

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